Former Essex pastor to retire
Jun 30 2012
Father Paul J. Henry, who served parishes in Anne Arundel, Baltimore and Harford counties, is retiring, effective July 1.
Archbishop Lori ordains seven
Jun 11 2012
It was an emotional day as seven men were ordained to the priesthood at the Cathedral of Mary Our Queen in Homeland June 9.
Franciscans, men religious express support for nuns before Vatican meet
Jun 09 2012
As the top officials of the Leadership Conference of Women Religious prepared to meet in Rome with the head of the Vatican Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith, they received messages of support and solidarity from the executive committee of the Congregation of Major Superiors of Men and the heads of seven Franciscan provinces in the U.S.
Vatican notification draws criticism, support from Catholic theologians
Jun 07 2012
The Vatican criticism of Mercy Sister Margaret Farley’s 2006 book, “Just Love: A Framework for Christian Sexual Ethics,” reflects a misunderstanding of what a Catholic theologian should do and is both ill-timed and unfair, according to theologians at a variety of U.S. Catholic universities.
LCWR board says Vatican order to reform based on ‘flawed process’
Jun 01 2012
The national board of the Leadership Conference of Women Religious said June 1 the assessment that led to a Vatican order to reform the organization “was based on unsubstantiated accusations and the result of a flawed process that lacked transparency.”
Father Pesci leaving Loyola Blakefield
May 11 2012
Jesuit Father Tomas A. Pesci, who has served as Loyola Blakefield's president since 2005, will leave at the end of the school year to pursue the next phase in his ministry as a Jesuit.