Committees in House of Delegates hear testimony on same-sex marriage
Feb 10 2012
ANNAPOLIS – Catholic leaders continued their campaign in support of traditional marriage Feb. 10, testifying before members of the House of Delegates against a bill that would legalize same-sex marriage in Maryland.

Maryland Senate judiciary committee hears testimony on same-sex marriage
Feb 01 2012
Gov. Martin J. O’Malley testified before the Senate Judicial Proceedings Committee Jan. 31 in favor of a bill that would legalize gay marriage.

Father DeAscanis calls it 'reckless' to try and change the definition of marriage
Jan 31 2012
Father Michael DeAscanis, pastor of St. Agnes in Catonsville and St. William of York in Baltimore, speaks out forcefully in support of traditional marriage during an Annapolis rally Jan. 30. Assistant Managing Editor George Matysek captured his speech on video. Hundreds attended the evening rally. A full story will be available soon.

Hundreds rally in Annapolis
Jan 31 2012
ANNAPOLIS – Hundreds of pro-marriage supporters converged on Annapolis Jan. 30, passionately calling on state lawmakers to oppose legislation that would legalize same-sex marriage.

Katie O’Malley calls same-sex marriage opponents “cowards,” draws criticism
Jan 26 2012
Maryland First Lady Katie O’Malley has apologized for calling members of the House of Delegates who opposed voting on changing the definition of marriage in 2011 “cowards.”

Marriage: It still matters
Jan 24 2012
Pope Benedict XVI sounded an alarm for the whole world to hear Jan. 9. As he gathered with diplomats from 180 countries, the pontiff framed challenges to traditional marriage in the gravest terms.

'It's a sacrament'
Jan 24 2012
Couple talks about why marriage matters

Marriage in Maryland placed at risk with introduction of same-sex marriage bill
Jan 24 2012
The release of legislation today to redefine marriage once again attempts to impose the influence of special interest groups on the people of Maryland, despite the vehement protest of faith groups and grassroots constituents that led to the defeat of similar legislation last year. At a time when Marylanders are struggling to find jobs, keep their homes and feed their families, our elected officials should focus their attention on the pressing needs of the state, not on dismantling Maryland’s long-standing law defining marriage as the union of one man and one woman.

How to manage money as a couple
Jan 23 2012
Money Coach Offers Tips for Doing It Right

Maryland lawmakers face controversy as session convenes
Jan 10 2012
ANNAPOLIS – Leaders of the Maryland Catholic Conference (MCC) expect no shortage of controversy in the 90-day session of the Maryland General Assembly that was to kick off Jan. 11.

Cardinal-designate O’Brien used to new and varied assignments
Jan 06 2012
WASHINGTON – The priestly ministry of Archbishop Edwin F. O’Brien, named a cardinal Jan. 6 by Pope Benedict XVI, has been marked by frequent assignments, so that he rarely stays in one place very long. And even when he is ensconced somewhere for a while, he gets to moving.

Former Catholic Review columnist dies at 81
Jan 02 2012
Paulist Father James McCabe, former director of the Family Life Center in Baltimore and a longtime columnist for The Catholic Review, died Dec. 25, 2011 in Toronto. He was 81 and had been battling cancer.