- Aug 7, 2020
Thirteen years after naming a new residence hall at Loyola University Maryland in honor of the Catholic author Flannery O’Connor, Jesuit Father Brian Linnane, the university’s president, removed the writer’s name from the building.
Weeks after protesters toppled a statue of Christopher Columbus and threw it into Baltimore’s Inner Harbor, members of the city’s Italian American community are developing a plan to reproduce the marble monument so it can be displayed in a more secure location.
In the wake of nationwide protests against racial injustice and police brutality sparked by the killings of African Americans under police custody, the Catholic bishops of Maryland called on people of faith to act to end racism.
A Baltimore pastor who was recently named an auxiliary bishop for the Baltimore Archdiocese has appealed to Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan to increase free COVID-19 testing in the city to expand beyond his parish, Sacred Heart of Jesus/Sagrado Corazon de Jesus.
Redemptorist Father Bruce A. Lewandowski was headed to the cemetery June 1 for a graveside service when he got a call from a number he didn’t recognize.
Archbishop William E. Lori of Baltimore joined faith leaders from across the city June 3 to pray for peace and healing after more than a week of nationwide protests and unrest in response to the May 25 death of George Floyd while in police custody.