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Statement of Archbishop William E. Lori on Supreme Court decisions on marriage
Jun 26 2013
Archbishop William E. Lori, archbishop of Baltimore, today issued the following statement responding to the U.S. Supreme Court’s decisions striking down Proposition 8 and the Defense of Marriage Act.

Catholic Divorce Ministry offers support
Jun 12 2013
Separated and divorced Catholics looking for support can find it during a special conference set for June 21-22 at Our Lady of the Chesapeake, Lake Shore.

Mother’s Day holds special meaning for new mom
May 03 2013
Mother’s Day is fast approaching, and it takes on new meaning for me this year because it’s my first as a mother.

Local Catholics rally for marriage in Washington
Mar 28 2013
Catholics from Baltimore-area parishes joined traditional-marriage supporters March 26 in Washington, D.C., for a rally and accompanying march to the U.S. Supreme Court building.

Couple reveals their secrets to a lasting marriage
Feb 14 2013
Richard and Antoinette Phillips make the time to be together.

Dancing their way through 66-plus years of marriage
Feb 13 2013
Hundreds of couples attended a World Marriage Day Mass celebrated by Archbishop Lori.

Deacon David Tengwall both preacher and professor
Dec 09 2012
St. Andrew by the Bay's Deacon David Tengwall has an affinity for marriage preparation.

Same-sex marriage means an uncertain future for Catholic agencies
Nov 13 2012
Maryland made history Nov. 6 when it became one of the first states to legalize same-sex marriage by popular vote.

Marriage advocates stand firm as same-sex marriage passes popular vote for first time
Nov 08 2012
Traditional-marriage advocates once took solace in same-sex marriage’s voting record: In 15 years, it had never passed a popular vote.

Archbishop Lori calls same-sex marriage passage 'a wake-up call'
Nov 07 2012
Maryland and Maine were the first two U.S. states to legalize same-sex marriage by popular vote Nov. 6, breaking a 32-state streak of the public voting in favor of marriage remaining a union of one man and one woman.

Religious leaders make push for marriage in final election countdown
Nov 02 2012
Clergy representing several Christian denominations gathered in Beltsville Nov. 2 to speak against same-sex marriage and show solidarity.

Marriage more than a word, supporters say, as Maryland prepares to vote
Oct 18 2012
This is the fourth in a four-part series examining election-related issues.