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.
Baltimore County Health Officials Call On Faith-Based Institutions To Help Curb COVID-19 SpreadBaltimore County Health Officials issued a health notice Monday to faith-based institutions, calling for their help to curb the spread of COVID-19 and the flu season.
Mount Hebron Memorial Welcomes Worshippers As Outdoor Services Begin In BaltimoreChurches and other houses of worship are now allowed to hold outdoor services with up to 50 people in the city limits of Baltimore.
'Anxious To Get Back': Maryland Churches Cautiously Reopen Amid Coronavirus PandemicMaryland churches are cautiously reopening amid the coronavirus pandemic.
Local Religious Leaders Stress Importance Of Public Health, Safety Ahead Of ReopeningLocal religious leaders are trying to figure out how to safely reopen churches, synagogues and mosques, while still working to prevent the spread of the coronavirus.
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.
Dundalk Pastor Rips Up Cease-And-Desist Order, Vows To Continue Sunday Services Despite Coronavirus Shutdowns"If Walmart's open it's time for the churches to be open," said David Gibbs III, attorney for Calvary Baptist Church.
Coronavirus In Maryland: Churches Begin Planning To Reopen For Small Ceremonies, Private PrayerAs Maryland looks ahead to reopening amid the coronavirus pandemic, the Archdiocese of Baltimore and the Episcopal Diocese of Maryland have released plans to phase back in worship safely.
Coronavirus Closings: Religious Institutions Should Keep Doors Closed Despite Easter, Passover, Young SaysSome of the most significant holy days in the Christian and Jewish faiths begin in the coming days, but Baltimore Mayor Bernard C. "Jack" Young is urging religious institutions to keep their doors closed due to the coronavirus pandemic.
Coronavirus Latest: As Other Churches Close, Friendship Baptist Church Stays Open For Palm Sunday ServicesFriendship Baptist Church estimates a few hundred people turned out for Palm Sunday.
Coronavirus And Religion: Drive-Up, Small Services Still Allowed If Social Distancing Is FollowedReligious leaders across Maryland are adapting to new ways to reach the masses under orders from Governor Hogan limiting public gatherings.
Coronavirus Latest: Gov. Larry Hogan Asks For Moment Of Prayer On Sunday At NoonMaryland Gov. Larry Hogan is asking all Marylanders, regardless of faith, to take a moment to pray Sunday around noon for all those healthcare and essential employers working on the frontlines of the coronavirus pandemic as well as the sick and those that have passed away.
Coronavirus Closings: All Catholic Churches In Baltimore Closed Until Further Notice, Any Private Prayer In Churches ProhibitedAll Catholic churches in Baltimore will be closed starting at 8 p.m. Monday night, the Archdiocese of Baltimore announced Monday afternoon.
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.
As Attacks On Religious Institutions Rise, Lawmakers Weigh Increasing Funds For SecurityIn the wake of targeted attacks on synagogues, mosques and churches across the United States, local leaders came together Monday to take a stand against religious bigotry.