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Changes to annulment process explained
Nov 30 2015
Pope Francis chose Dec. 8 as the beginning not only of the Extraordinary Jubilee Year of Mercy, but as the date for the inauguration of changes in the church’s annulment process.

Product of synod may be a deepening of mercy
Nov 30 2015
In emphasizing mercy as the central duty of the church, the pope is affecting the way church leaders and people in the pews are thinking about family life.

Helen Palmer, a family friend of more than 50 years, has helped Frank Pecukonis through his fight with cancer. Parishioners of St. Athanasius in Curtis Bay, they are pictured in its chapel, where they often attend weekday 8 a.m. Mass. (Olivia Obineme/Special to the Review) Cancer no match for friendship, faith
Nov 25 2015
Almost five decades after Frank Pecukonis taught her to dance, Helen Palmer has taken the lead, shepherding him through grueling chemotherapy sessions.

Baltimore-area priests pleased former Anglicans now have a bishop
Nov 25 2015
Pope Francis has named the first bishop of the Personal Ordinariate of the Chair of St. Peter.

Alumni perpetuate Calvert Hall tradition, 56 years and growing
Nov 24 2015
Dedicated alumni have been attending every Calvert Hall homecoming for 56 consecutive years.

More than ever, a man for others
Nov 24 2015
Loyola Blakefield's Van Brooks serves others after a football injury left him paralyzed.

Gov. Hogan and Comptroller Franchot volunteer at Our Daily Bread
Nov 24 2015
Gov. Lawrence Hogan Jr. and Comptroller Peter Franchot volunteered at Our Daily Bread in Baltimore Nov. 24.

Coffee & Doughnuts with Mary Beth Marsden
Nov 24 2015
Mary Beth Marsden, WBAL-AM 1090 news anchor and parishioner of Church of the Nativity in Timonium, sat down with The Catholic Review to discuss her faith.

Presenting facts is key to parish and school planning, Bishop Rozanski says
Nov 23 2015
Springfield Bishop Mitchell T. Rozanski, former auxiliary bishop of Baltimore, believes sharing information is key to any planning process.

Diverse youths headed to Indianapolis share key values
Nov 19 2015
More than 200 Archdiocese of Baltimore youths will participate in the 2015 National Catholic Youth Conference in Indianapolis.