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Vatican doesn't deny pope met Kentucky clerk, won't comment further
Sep 30 2015
The Vatican does not deny reports that while in Washington, Pope Francis briefly met with Kim Davis, the county clerk from Kentucky.

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Even though she did not make it to the security gates, high school senior Katherine Martinez felt that she "was there" during Pope Francis 'Sing once, pray twice': In Philadelphia, St. Joseph Hispanic community enjoys the journey
Sep 28 2015
Some Maryland Catholics who went to the papal Mass Sept. 27 couldn't get through security, but they soaked up the experience just the same.

At Festival of Families, Baltimore attendees inspired by Pope Francis' embrace of family life
Sep 27 2015
Seeing Pope Francis was a moment to cherish for the Gould family - and for other Baltimore attendees of the Festival of Families.

Attendees of World Meeting of Families help break Guinness world record
Sep 25 2015
With more than 2,263 participants in a paint-by-number mural, world record is broken at World Meeting of Families.

Annulment reforms impact Baltimore
Sep 17 2015
According to Father Seitz, the pope’s changes to the annulment process will make the process more available and faster for certain parishioners.

Eleven cardinals urge maintaining church rules on marriage
Aug 31 2015
Eleven cardinals have urged fellow church leaders to maintain the church’s rules regarding marriage and strengthen Catholic education about marriage and family life.

Milwaukee Archdiocese reaches $21 million settlement with abuse survivors
Aug 05 2015
The Archdiocese of Milwaukee has reached a $21 million settlement with abuse survivors, according to an Aug. 4 announcement.

Divorced and remarried are not excommunicated, pope says at audience
Aug 05 2015
Catholics who have divorced and are civilly remarried "are not, in fact, excommunicated," Pope Francis said.

Hands made for ministry
Aug 05 2015
Looking forward to Francis, archdiocese’s first Hispanic deacon looks back on 40 years

Archbishop Lori reflects on religious liberty challenges after Obergefell
Jul 24 2015
The Supreme Court's decision on same-sex marriage will likely have broad effects across the legal system, said Archbishop Lori.

Kenyan bishops say they’ll resist pressure to accept same-sex marriage
Jul 19 2015
The head of the Kenyan bishops’ conference said the church will resist any pressure to accept same-sex marriages.

Match made for heaven: From the handshake of peace to engagement at Holy Cross
Jul 08 2015
An 'electric handshake' at Holy Cross in Federal Hill leads down the path to matrimony.