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Archbishop Lori writes letter to priests on 'Amoris Laetitia'
Feb 14 2017
The family should be the lens through which every parish or pastorate considers its mission priorities, Archbishop Lori said.

New All Saints couple’s example, service honored at Baltimore archdiocese’s Mother Lange Awards
Feb 13 2017
Renard and Stephanie Baker have seen the richness of their marriage expand beyond their family to their congregation’s youth ministry.

Doctrinal chief dismisses idea of ‘fraternal correction’ of pope
Jan 09 2017
The Catholic Church is “very far” from a situation in which the pope is in need of “fraternal correction” because he has not put the faith and church teaching in danger, said Cardinal Gerhard Muller, prefect of the Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith.

Baby follows breast cancer battle aided by St. Agnes Hospital
Dec 27 2016
Woodstock parishioner Kerry Becker calls her infant son Jacob an "unexpected miracle."

Vatican newspaper: ‘Amoris Laetitia’ is authoritative church teaching
Aug 23 2016
Pope Francis’ apostolic exhortation on the family is an example of the “ordinary magisterium” – papal teaching – to which Catholics are obliged to give “religious submission of will and intellect,” said an article in the Vatican newspaper.

Biden called 'counter-witness' to church teaching for presiding at same-sex wedding
Aug 05 2016
Vice President Biden as a Catholic politician has created confusion over church teaching on marriage, three U.S. bishops said.

Too many couples do not understand marriage is for life, pope says
Jun 17 2016
Many marriages today can be considered invalid, Pope Francis said.

Georgia teacher marries beau with her second-graders in the front row
Apr 27 2016
Monsignor Corbett said “marriage really is a school of love,” explaining that it is the sacramental way to love each other more deeply.

Archdiocese of Baltimore to hold town hall meetings on families
Apr 08 2016
The archdiocesan office of Marriage and Family Life will host four town hall meetings about families at locations around the archdiocese in April.

First take: Local Catholic leaders in Baltimore archdiocese react to ‘The Joy of Love’
Apr 08 2016
Archbishop Lori said the document is a beautiful, compassionate, realistic celebration of love that contains much that is helpful.

A little bit country: Pope looks at the nitty gritty of family life
Apr 08 2016
In "Amoris Laetitia", Pope Francis' postsynodal apostolic exhortation on the family, there is passion and devotion, but also heartache and sweat.

In 'The Joy of Love,' pope urges sharing truth of family with mercy, helping those struggling
Apr 08 2016
The same mercy and patience essential for building a strong family must be shown to those whose families are in trouble, the pope said.