With midwife use on rise, SJMC adds second seasoned practice to OB-GYN care

Despite a growing trend toward midwife use, it is not well understood by the general public.

Kathleen Slone is head of the new midwifery practice at University of Maryland St. Joseph Medical Center in Towson. (Tom McCarthy Jr. | CR Staff)

Synod ends by affirming tradition, leaving controversial questions open

After several days of animated debate over its official midterm report, the Synod of Bishops on the family agreed on a final document.

Pope Francis attends the morning session on the final day of the extraordinary Synod of Bishops on the family at the Vatican Oct. 18. (CNS photo/Paul Haring)

Voice from Assisi ‘opens door from heaven’ for city schoolchildren

One would think that a Franciscan Friar committed to a vow of poverty would not need a lesson in simplicity.

Alessandro Brustenghi, the shy Franciscan friar who was catapulted to international fame as the “Voice from Assisi,” performs for more than 800 school children, mostly from inner city Baltimore schools, at the Basilica of the National Shrine of the Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary in Baltimore Oct. 17. (Brian O

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With midwife use on rise, SJMC adds second seasoned practice to OB-GYN care
Oct 21 2014
Despite a growing trend toward midwife use, it is not well understood by the general public.

Synod ends by affirming tradition, leaving controversial questions open
Oct 21 2014
After several days of animated debate over its official midterm report, the Synod of Bishops on the family agreed on a final document.

Voice from Assisi ‘opens door from heaven’ for city schoolchildren
Oct 20 2014
One would think that a Franciscan Friar committed to a vow of poverty would not need a lesson in simplicity.

Pope beatifies Blessed Paul VI, the ‘great helmsman’ of Vatican II
Oct 20 2014
Beatifying Blessed Paul VI at the concluding Mass of the Synod of Bishops on the family, Pope Francis praised the late pope.

Terrorism in Mideast has reached ‘unimaginable proportions,’ pope says
Oct 20 2014
The Middle East, especially Iraq and Syria, are experiencing “terrorism of previously unimaginable proportions," Pope Francis said.

Spiritual milestone: Parishioners make one million rosaries for members of the military
Oct 19 2014
What started out as the ministry of a handful of volunteers at St. Mary in Annapolis has grown into an international phenomenon.