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Monsignor Armstrong, beloved rector of Cathedral of Mary Our Queen, dies at 81
Mar 09 2017
“The church asked him to become a father to the people of God and he did that extraordinarily well,” Father Seitz said.

Pope names Maryland pastor as auxiliary bishop for Washington
Mar 08 2017
Pope Francis has appointed Father Roy Edward Campbell Jr., who is pastor of St. Joseph Church in Largo, Maryland, as an auxiliary bishop of Washington.

Long haul: Bishop Brennan traces discipline, stamina to Greatest Generation parents
Feb 02 2017
"Through my parents," Bishop Brennan said, "I learned how to work hard. Thank God, I’ve had the health and stamina so far to do it.”

Family matters: Bishop Parker's family describes him as caring leader and ‘instigator’
Feb 02 2017
Bishop Adam J. Parker was 10 years old when he made his first decision to serve the church.

Discerning staff: Mother Seton Academy teachers on path to religious life
Feb 02 2017
Two staff members of the Baltimore school are newly professed members of religious communities.

‘Let us rejoice and be glad’: Two ordained as auxiliary bishops for Baltimore Archdiocese
Jan 19 2017
Bishop Adam J. Parker and Bishop Mark E. Brennan were ordained to the episcopacy Jan. 19.

Cardinals, bishops and clergy welcome new auxiliary bishops
Jan 19 2017
“They are bishops of this moment in the face of the needs of the church today,” said Cardinal Donald Wuerl of Washington.

Catholic Review's top stories, blog posts and columns in 2016
Dec 30 2016
Check out our most-read stories, blog posts and columns that were posted to CatholicReview.org in 2016.

Vatican updates guidelines for educating priests
Dec 08 2016
The Catholic Church needs holy, healthy and humble priests and that requires prayers for vocations and the careful selection and training of candidates, said the Congregation for Clergy.

Priest-historian: 75 years later, Pearl Harbor ‘such a powerful event’
Dec 07 2016
The lesson to be learned from Pearl Harbor, a military chaplain said, is to be vigilant.