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Justice for Sister Cathy in the Netflix Series ‘The Keepers’

The Keepers examines the unsolved murder of a popular nun and a related church sex abuse scandal and cover-up. Beginning on May 19, 2017, Netflix viewers will be able to view all seven episodes of a series titled, “The Keepers.” The documentary […]

Justice for Sister Cathy in the Netflix Series ‘The Keepers’

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The Keepers examines the unsolved murder of a popular nun and a related church sex abuse scandal and cover-up. Beginning on May 19, 2017, Netflix viewers will be able to view all seven episodes of a series titled, “The Keepers.” The documentary […]

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Trump looking to dump Dodd-Frank

Is another 2008 financial crisis in our future? President Donald Trump met Tuesday at the White House with top CEOs from some of America’s leading corporations. He boasted: “We are doing

Steve Bannon’s “America First” influence over in the White House

Intrigue inside President Donald Trump’s White House burst out into the open this week. Steve Bannon, one of the president’s most loyal strategists during his upset winning campaign for

Illustrator Barry Blitt at JHU’s Center for Visual Arts

On Monday evening the popular satirical illustrator/cartoonist, Barry Blitt, made an appearance at the Johns Hopkins University’s “Center for Visual Arts.” It was held on campus in the Mattin Center

Tracing my Irish ethnic trail, via Ancestry DNA

From the Wild West of Ireland, to Great Britain to the Legendary Celts of Europe. My mother, Nora Thornton, was born in the village of Tavanaghmore, County Mayo, in the

‘Inner Harbor Lights’ up for second year in a row

The “Light City Festival” is back in town. And Baltimore’s Inner Harbor was all lit up, on Saturday evening to prove it. This is the second year in a row

Al Roker does weather gig at Loyola: Students set Guinness World Record with Crab Walk

Popular NBC-TV weatherman, Al Roker, from “The Today Show,” took his “Rokerthon College Tour” to the campus of Loyola University in Baltimore on Thursday. The tour involves a visit by

Screening of ‘Bonhoeffer’: Persecution of clergy spotlighted in the struggles for justice

Bonhoeffer, a film of a one-man play, was screened  Saturday in the sanctuary at Bolton Hill’s Memorial Episcopal Church, in Baltimore, MD. The film starred the late actor Peter Krummeck,

New York Times spotlights Pundit Norman Podhoretz’s career/feuds, bringing back both good and bad memories

The New York Times gave its readers a huge dose of nostalgia on Sunday morning with an article penned by John Leland, called, “Still Picking Fights and Dropping Names: Norman

Author Mohsin Hamid featured at benefit for International Rescue Committee: Refugee Crisis Center Stage

Mohsin Hamid, a native of Pakistan was the featured speaker Saturday for a benefit for the International Rescue Committee at the Episcopal Church of the Redeemer in Baltimore. Ivy Bookshop

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