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September 23, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

Pelosi on Cokie Roberts: ‘She was a National Treasure’

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) delivered a eulogy at Cokie Roberts’s funeral at Saint Matthew’s Cathedral in Washington D.C. on Saturday. During Pelosi’s remark‘s she called Roberts a “national treasure, whose passing is a great loss for America.” “The passing of Cokie Roberts is a great official loss for our nation, and a deep personal […]

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March 8, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

Maryland’s House of Delegates Passes Controversial ‘End of Life Option Act’

The “End of Life Option Act” passed in Maryland’s House of Delegates 74 to 66 after an hour-long emotional debate Thursday. The bill would allow terminally ill adults in Maryland to obtain a prescription that would allow them to end their own lives. According to The Baltimore Sun, Thursday was the “fourth attempt to pass the […]

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December 18, 2018 | Deirdre Byrne

Maryland Jesuits Release Names of Priests ‘Credibly Accused’ of Sexually Abusing Minors

The Maryland Province Jesuits released the names of 24 priests—former, deceased, and current Jesuits “no longer serving in ministry”—who were “credibly accused” of sexually abusing minors. In a letter, Fr. Robert M. Hussey, who oversees Maryland Province Jesuits said he apologized to the victims of the named priests. “We view the disclosure today of our shameful […]

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February 16, 2017 | Staff Writer

Good Counsel’s Bob Milloy Retires from Coaching Football, Most Football Wins of Any Coach in Maryland

Our Lady of Good Counsel High School’s football coach, Bob Milloy, is retiring. According to a news release, Milloy career spans 47 years and ends with 405 wins, the most of any coach in the history of high school football in Maryland. He started coaching JV football at DeMatha High School in 1967. Walt Whitman […]

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September 8, 2016 | Staff Writer

Former Youth Minister Charged with Sexual Abuse of Teen (PHOTO)

Montgomery County police officers have charged 32-year-old Brian Werth, a former youth minister at St. Elizabeth Church in Rockville, with one count of fourth-degree sexual offense, one count of sexual abuse of a minor and second degree assault. According to a police statement,  this investigation began after detectives were notified by Child Protective Services (CPS) […]

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March 14, 2016 | Staff Writer

President and CEO Kevin Sexton Retires from Holy Cross Health

Kevin Sexton is retiring as President and CEO of Holy Cross Health, according to a news release from the health organization.  A search committee has been at work since Sexton announced his plans last September, and the Holy Cross Health Board of Directors and Trinity Health expect to announce Sexton’s successor next month. Sexton joined Holy […]

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September 29, 2015 | Sonya Burke

Our Lady of Lourdes School in Bethesda Named National Blue Ribbon Award Winner (VIDEO)

Senators Barbara Mikulski and Ben Cardin are congratulating eight schools across Maryland, including Our Lady of Lourdes School in Bethesda, that were designated today by U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan with a National Blue Ribbon Award. The National Blue Ribbon Schools Program honors public and private elementary, middle and high schools where students either achieve […]

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September 28, 2015 | Sonya Burke

Mother Seton Pastor Remembers Meeting Pope John Paul II (VIDEO)

In this MyMCMedia Extra video, Pastor Fangmeyer recalls meeting Pope John Paul II.

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September 24, 2015 | Aline Barros

Local Church Takes Pilgrimage to the Papal Parade (VIDEO)

The day began early for parishioners at Saint Michael the Archangel in Silver Spring on Wednesday. The crowd filled the church at six a.m. then traveled to Washington D.C. to see Pope Francis greeting thousands of people. “Coming here and just enjoying being Catholic and getting to see the leader of our church and just […]

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September 23, 2015 | Sonya Burke

Bethesda Catholic School Students Wowed by Pope Francis (VIDEO)

There were thousands of people at the papal parade in Washington, D.C. today and along the route were dozens of middle school students from Our Lady of Lourdes Catholic School in Bethesda. Watch their reaction to the historic event in this MyMCMedia Extra:

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