| Feb 14, 2013
| 5:39 PM
Sensing a real chance to abolish the death penalty in Maryland after years of trying, opponents of capital punishment brought a parade of religious, political and civil rights leaders to Annapolis Thursday to urge lawmakers to do away with the ultimate...
| Feb 15, 2013
| 9:48 AM
Archbishop William E. Lori will celebrate a Mass of Thanksgiving next week for the papacy of Benedict XVI, the Archdiocese of Baltimore announced Friday.
The Mass is planned for 5 p.m. Feb. 23 at the Cathedral of Mary Our Queen, spokesman Sean Caine...
| Feb 17, 2013
| 5:00 AM
Years ago, I accompanied James Cardinal Hickey, then the archbishop of Washington, to St. Charles Borromeo Seminary in Philadelphia, where then-Cardinal Joseph Ratzinger was to give a lecture. After his lecture and after fielding questions from his...
| Jan 31, 2013
| 3:54 PM
For some area residents — including students at the John Carroll School, a Catholic high school in Bel Air — the day after the Super Bowl will be observed with a moment of rest.
A handful of schools and businesses around the region will...
| Feb 5, 2013
| 1:36 PM
I am writing in reference to your article entitled "Harford a hotbed for Md. Catholics" in the Wednesday, Jan. 30, edition. The article mentioned the growing number of Catholics in Harford County and Archbishop William Lori's visit to two of...
| May 8, 2013
| 5:42 PM
Anne Arundel County police are investigating sexual abuse allegations by a former student at Monsignor Slade Catholic School in Glen Burnie, officials of the Archdiocese of Baltimore said Wednesday.
In a letter posted on the archdiocese website and...
| Apr 28, 2013
| 4:32 PM
Recession being the bane of piano retailers, it seems wholly remarkable that Harry Cohen and his son, Lou, decided to start selling Baldwins and Wurlitzers in 1937 — the year the economy relapsed toward the end of the Great Depression.
| May 2, 2013
| 3:46 PM
Surrounded by religious leaders, civil rights activists and others who have fought for years to stop executions in Maryland, Gov. Martin O'Malley signed legislation Thursday repealing the state's death penalty.
Unless the law is overturned in a...
| May 2, 2013
| 3:00 AM
Gov. Martin O'Malley will sign legislation Thursday morning abolishing capital punishment in Maryland -- a goal of his since he took office in 2007.
The governor's approval will make Maryland the 18th state to repeal the death penalty. A throng of...
| Jul 11, 2012
| 4:13 PM
Howard County police detectives searched the office of the Columbia Housing Corporation on Wednesday in an investigation involving an employee, a lawyer representing the nonprofit agency said in a statement.
Thomas Meachum, of Columbia, said in an...
| Jul 18, 2012
| 3:20 PM
Amid chants and cheers, a group including clergy, unions and a university president rallied Wednesday in support of Maryland's law to give tuition breaks to illegal immigrants.
"Vote yes for education! Vote yes for Maryland students!" yelled Karina, a...