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Prelate says his first Mass as cardinal-designate at historic Maryland church

Prelate says his first Mass as cardinal-designate at historic Maryland church

| Mark Zimmermann | October 26, 2020 | 0 Comments

On a day of history for the U.S. Catholic Church, Washington Archbishop Wilton D. Gregory — who four hours earlier had learned Pope Francis had named him a cardinal — celebrated his first Mass as a cardinal-designate Oct. 25 at Holy Angels Church in Avenue in Southern Maryland.

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Md. county official rescinds previous directive blocking school reopening

Md. county official rescinds previous directive blocking school reopening

| Richard Szczepanowski | August 12, 2020 | 0 Comments

The Archdiocese of Washington’s Catholic Schools Office hailed an Aug. 7 announcement by a Montgomery County health officer that he has rescinded his previous directives forbidding private and religious schools from opening to in-person instruction at the start of the school year.

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Maryland governor overturns directive delaying school opening

Maryland governor overturns directive delaying school opening

| Richard Szczepanowski | August 4, 2020 | 0 Comments

The Archdiocese of Washington and its Catholic Schools Office hailed the Aug. 3 emergency order by Maryland’s governor to override a Montgomery County Health Department blanket directive that would have kept nonpublic schools from reopening for in-person instruction through at least Oct. 1.

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Maryland county withdraws restriction that would have curtailed Eucharist

Maryland county withdraws restriction that would have curtailed Eucharist

| Christopher Gunty | May 29, 2020 | 0 Comments

Regulations for the reopening of religious institutions developed by a Maryland county that seemed to disallow the distribution of holy Communion were withdrawn after church leaders voiced opposition.

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After long spiritual road, Cambodian genocide survivor to enter Church

After long spiritual road, Cambodian genocide survivor to enter Church

| Kelly Sankowski | April 15, 2019 | 0 Comments

Phally Budock, who will enter the Church this Easter at St. Andrew Apostle Church in Silver Spring, Maryland, has always believed in God, but for a long time she did not understand why God allowed terrible things to happen, such as the atrocities she witnessed during the Cambodian genocide in the late 1970s.

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Maryland Senate’s tie vote leads to defeat for assisted suicide measure

Maryland Senate’s tie vote leads to defeat for assisted suicide measure

| March 28, 2019 | 0 Comments

A 23-23 tie vote in the Maryland Senate March 27 led to a defeat for a bill that would have legalized physician-assisted suicide.

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Possibility Maryland will legalize assisted suicide adds urgency to march

Possibility Maryland will legalize assisted suicide adds urgency to march

| Emily Rosenthal | March 19, 2019 | 0 Comments

As crowds gathered outside of St. Mary’s Church in Annapolis for the Maryland March for Life, Roger Donnelly handed out hundreds of pro-life signs.

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New court battle not likely to set clear path for religious symbols

New court battle not likely to set clear path for religious symbols

| Carol Zimmermann | March 1, 2019 | 0 Comments

Just before the Supreme Court heard oral arguments about Maryland’s Peace Cross — which pays tribute to fallen World War I soldiers — a few people on the steps of the court were confident the weathered monument would get to stay in place.

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Maryland pilgrims walk 50 miles ‘in penance and prayer’ for priesthood

Maryland pilgrims walk 50 miles ‘in penance and prayer’ for priesthood

| Paul McMullen | November 12, 2018 | 0 Comments

Stephanie Rubeling’s support of the priesthood goes beyond thoughts and prayers.

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Maryland attorney general will review church records on child sex abuse

Maryland attorney general will review church records on child sex abuse

| Christopher Gunty | September 25, 2018 | 0 Comments

In a Sept. 24 letter to the clergy of the Archdiocese of Baltimore, Archbishop William Lori informed priests and deacons that the archdiocese has been in discussions with Maryland Attorney General Brian Frosh about an investigation of records related to the sexual abuse of children.

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