Baltimore’s most historic Catholic church nearly lost some of its signage early this morning to two accused thieves, one by the name of Pope.
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Worshippers from around the region gathered in Baltimore today to pay tribute to Cardinal William H. Keeler, who died last week at the age of 86.
The longtime former head of the Archdiocese of Baltimore has died at the age of 86.
“Do you know there’s a homeless person sleeping in the church?”
That’s just one of the comments made lately by people who visit the Basilica of the Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary near downtown Baltimore.
Baltimore has an impressive way of preserving and finding new uses for many of its historic mills, museums, churches and industrial structures. This weekend offers a chance for city residents and visitors to learn about the rich history and attention to detail underlying many of those buildings.
Maryland Day is March 25, marking the day the first European settlers arrived on the shores of the Land of Pleasant Living. Since those settlers arrived in 1634, it’s fitting that Maryland Day celebrations focus on things from the past. Around the city, there’s a cross, coffins and more: