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Richard Szczepanowski - Catholic News ServiceAugust 31, 2020
Celebrating an Aug. 28 Mass to mark the 57th anniversary of the Rev. Martin Luther King's historic March on Washington, Archbishop Wilton D. Gregory urged Catholics to continue the dream of the late civil rights leader and to work for reconciliation and unity building.
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Richard Szczepanowski - Catholic News ServiceAugust 04, 2020
Gov. Larry Hogan of Maryland has taken issue with the Montgomery County health officer's directive mandating that all private and parochial schools remain closed until at least October 1st because of the pandemic.
An employee at the Mississippi Capitol raises and lowers a commemorative state flag June 30, 2020, a flag that is purchased by people from all around the world. Hours later, Mississippi Gov. Tate Reeves signed a bill into law to replace the current state flag, which includes the Confederate emblem. (CNS photo/Suzi Altman, Reuters)
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Richard Szczepanowski - Catholic News ServiceJuly 01, 2020
During an online discussion on faith and racism sponsored by the American Jewish Committee, Archbishop Wilton Gregory of Washington, D.C., said "if we do not know each other...we make it possible for hatred to grow."
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Richard Szczepanowski - Catholic News ServiceMay 11, 2018
The project created a natural infrastructure to reduce pollutants in water runoff.
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Richard Szczepanowski - Catholic News ServiceApril 06, 2018
The rally featured clergy from numerous faith traditions, including Catholics, Orthodox Christians, various Protestant denominations, Jews, Muslims, Hindus, Sikhs, Zoroastrians and others.
Ward 7 Councilmember Yvette Alexander (pictured here in 2009), chairperson of the Health and Human Service Committee, and Ward 1 Councilmember Brianne Nadeau offered the only votes opposing the measure.
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Richard Szczepanowski - Catholic News ServiceNovember 04, 2016
Opponents say the bill is flawed because it endangers "high-risk" populations, including the elderly, the uninsured and underinsured, the homeless, low-income individuals and those with intellectual disabilities.
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Richard Szczepanowski - Catholic News ServiceJuly 29, 2016
"It is almost incomprehensible that today...Muslim extremists are torturing and killing innocent and unarmed Christian women and children," Cardinal Wuerl said.