New Ways Ministry Hopes Pope Francis' Support For Same-Sex Civil Unions Could Bring People Back To ChurchAfter Pope Francis' shift in support for same-sex civil unions, New Ways Ministry hopes more people will come back to the Catholic Church.
Pope Francis Appoints America's First Black Cardinal, DC Archbishop Wilton GregoryArchbishop Gregory is one of 13 to be elevated to the rank at a surprise consistory, or ceremony.
Catholic Bishops, Including Baltimore Archbishop William Lori, Say Church Needs To Play Role In Ending Racial DiscriminationMaryland's Catholic bishops say they hope and look forward to playing an active part in bringing about racial justice and ending unequal treatment.
Baltimore's Catholic Churches May Reopen At The End Of The Month, But Only At A Third Of Their CapacitiesCatholic churches in Baltimore may reopen for mass at the end of the month, but only at the third of the seating capacity.
A Maryland Priest Opens A Drive-Thru Confessional During Coronavirus PandemicFather Scott Holmer in Bowie, Maryland took a new approach when public mass was suspended by the Archdiocese of Washington DC to help stop the spread of coronavirus.
Pope Names Man With Baltimore Connections New Bishop Of AtlantaGregory J. Hartmayer worked as a guidance counselor, school director and teacher in a variety of Catholic schools in Baltimore, New York and Florida.
Catholic Priest Urbano Vazquez Gets 15 Years For Sexual Abuse Of ChildrenA Catholic priest has been sentenced to 15 years in prison for sexually abusing two children at a DC church.
Survivors Of Clergy Sex Abuse Call For Church To Release Names Of Leaders Accused Of AbuseAt the annual conference, more than 200 bishops from around the county will talk about gun violence, priorities for the upcoming few years and are discussing several liturgical action items. They will also elect a new president.
Baltimore Police Officers Celebrate 'Blue Mass' Sunday With Baltimore ArchbishopHundreds gathered, including Baltimore city leaders hoping and praying for a better Baltimore for everyone.
DC Priest Urbano Vazquez Convicted Of Sexually Abusing 2 Kids In ParishA Catholic priest faces up to 45 years in prison for sexually abusing two children in his parish in Washington, D.C.
Baltimore-Based Catholic Order Releases Names Of Members Accused Of AbuseThe list released Friday by the Xaverian Brothers includes two current members "with a credible or established offense."
Bishops OK Anti-Abuse Steps, But Skeptics Seek Tougher MovesUnder intense public pressure, the nation's Roman Catholic bishops approved new steps this week to deal more strongly with the clergy sex-abuse crisis.
Catholic Bishops Vote To Authorize Third-Party System For Reporting Abuse AllegationsThe bishops and cardinals meet in Baltimore amid another sex scandal that broke last year in Pennsylvania, where a grand jury report charged 300 priests with more than 1,000 sexual assaults on children over 50 years.
Letters Suggest Lax Enforcement Of Restrictions On Disgraced D.C. Ex-Cardinal Theodore McCarrickThe former secretary to defrocked American Cardinal Theodore McCarrick has released excerpts from private and confidential correspondence among top Vatican leaders which reveal details of restrictions placed on McCarrick by the Holy See following allegations of sexual misconduct.
Pope Francis Issues Broad New Vatican Law On Reporting Of Sexual Abuse And Cover-UpPope Francis is applying mandatory new procedures for all Catholic Church diocese across the globe on the reporting of alleged sexual abuse.