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Maryland Catholic Conference candidate survey for first congressional district

About the survey Every Presidential election year, the Maryland Catholic Conference surveys the state’s candidates for U.S. Congress on their positions regarding issues of interest to Catholics. The...

Hogan’s proposed hike in Maryland’s BOOST program spending gets committee OK...

By Josephine von Dohlen Catholic Standard Nearly 1,000 Maryland students and teachers from nonpublic schools gathered in Annapolis on March 4 to advocate for state programs...

Maryland Catholic Conference gearing up resistance to latest physician-assisted suicide effort

The effort to prevent physician-assisted suicide is gearing up for another debate as legislation that would legalize the practice has been introduced again in...

Maryland BOOST scholarship program helps level education playing field for low-income...

Since it was enacted in 2016, the Maryland BOOST Scholarship Program has empowered low-income families to choose the best educational option for their children. BOOST has...

Catholics focus on education funding, protecting life and more in new...

The 441st legislative session of the Maryland General Assembly began Jan. 8 with legislators, advocates and members of the public converging on the state...

Veteran policy leader Jennifer Kraska named executive director of Maryland Catholic...

ANNAPOLIS, Md. — Jennifer Kraska has been appointed as the new executive director of the Maryland Catholic Conference, effective Oct. 21. Kraska has served as...

Maryland Catholic Conference Board of Governors meets with Gov. Lawrence J....

Members of the Maryland Catholic Conference Board of Governors met in Annapolis with Maryland Gov. Lawrence J. Hogan on Oct. 8. Bishop W. Francis Malooly,...

Archbishop Wilton Gregory of Atlanta named to replace Cardinal Wuerl as...

WASHINGTON -- Pope Francis has named Archbishop Wilton D. Gregory of Atlanta as the new archbishop of Washington. The appointment was announced April 4 in...

Tie vote in Senate sends Maryland assisted suicide effort to defeat

By The Catholic Standard The “Richard E. Israel and Roger ‘Pip’ Moyer End-of-Life Option Act” failed to advance out of the Maryland State Senate after...

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