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Rally honors Martin Luther King Jr.’s legacy, pledges fight to end oppression

WASHINGTON – On the 50th anniversary of his assassination, Martin Luther King Jr.’s legacy was honored by hundreds in the nation’s capital with a rally to end what participants said was systemic racism in the United States. Organized by the…

Baltimore says its final goodbye to Cardinal William Keeler

Thousands gathered to honor the life and legacy of Cardinal William Keeler, Baltimore’s 14th archbishop, who led the Maryland Catholic community for more than twenty years. Tuesday was the last public viewing before Keeler’s body was laid to rest at the Baltimore Basilica.

Montgomery County Choir Comforts Hospice Residents

Music is something that connects with people and sometimes it’s even the best medicine.

Ashes to Go: Making Ash Wednesday observances easier for busy lives

On Ash Wednesday 2016, Rev. Charles Mercer, priest at The Episcopal Church of St. Mary the Virgin, in Baltimore, took to the streets to help those on West North Ave celebrate the Holy day.

‘Popedelphia’: An on-the-street recap of the pope’s visit

During an interview on a flight from Philadelphia to Rome, Pope Francis recounted the “three different kinds of welcome” during his tour of the United States, describing Philadelphia as “very expressive.” Here’s a look at the city during the pope’s last day in the U.S.

Pope Visits Local Church As He Wraps Up His Visit to Washington

Final stop for Pope Francis on the Washington leg of his U.S. visit was St. Patrick’s Church and the Catholic Charities of the Archdiocese of Washington where a few lucky members of the church got the chance to be in the same room with the visiting Pope.

Covering the pope a marathon for the media

Being a journalist assigned to report on Pope Francis meant a lot of waiting time.

Pope Francis Asks Americans to Aid the Poor, Save the Planet

The pope’s speech, which had been widely expected to wade into political territory, subtly touched on issues of immigration, climate change, abortion and marriage, weaving them into a narrative about securing a more peaceful and just future.

Pope Francis arrives in the U.S. to excited crowds

Pope Francis arrived for his first visit to the United States Tuesday at 4 p.m. at Joint Base Andrews in Maryland, and was greeted with a lively welcome from President Barack Obama, first lady Michelle Obama, and their daughters, along with various priests and officials from the U.S. archdioceses and the DeMatha Catholic High School band.

Pope Francis wows thousands who trekked to Washington for a glimpse

Following a meeting with President Barack Obama, Pope Francis traveled in a Jeep Wrangler popemobile between the Ellipse and along a portion of the National Mall in a papal parade, in front of thousands of attendees who waited for hours ahead of the event.