Will Pope Francis inspire more young men to become priests?

On the heels of Pope Francis’s visit to the United States, one Baltimore seminarian reflects on his inspiration to enter the priesthood.

Push for inclusive Catholic special education grows in Maryland

Catholic Coalition for Special Education supports inclusive classrooms in 26 schools

Pope’s visit Sparks Maryland Congregations to Push for Climate Legislation

More than 80 congregations throughout the state are standing behind a multi-faith effort to spread climate change awareness and improve Maryland environmental policy.

Cantor to lend voice to papal Mass, sings ‘for the glory of God’

Christina Massimei, of Bel Air, is one of three cantors singing before Pope Francis’ congregation, leading by example and through song.

Three Coffins, That Bring Life to Early Maryland History, Welcomed Home

When a team of workers discovered three lead coffins dating back to the 17th century in the foundation of a long-gone chapel in St. Mary’s City, a remote historical settlement on the southern tip of Maryland and the Chesapeake’s western shore, they were in for a shock.

Group of Catholics Petitions Bishops, Urges Less Political Involvement and More Work With the Poor

Handful of Christians delivered 25,000 signatures to the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops Tuesday morning, protesting political involvement and what they say is a lack of focus on the poor.

No Religion- The UMD campus reacts to a new study on religion

COLLEGE PARK- Students and religious leaders on the College Park campus of the University of Maryland react to a new Pew Form report that found the number of Americans opting not to identify with any religion is at an all-time high.

Baltimore Priest to Leave City After 22 Years of Ministry

Father Sy Peterka has served in Baltimore for 22 years, putting tremendous effort into helping recovering addicts and ex-convicts released from prison. This summer the pastor will leave his two parishes in Baltimore on June 30 and head back to Philadelphia, where his ministry as a priest began.

Catholics Respond to Obama’s Birth Control Mandate

Two Maryland Catholics criticized the mandate included in President Obama’s health care bill requiring religious organizations running hospitals and clinics to pay for contraception in their health care coverage for workers.