May 19, 2008

Catholic Parishes Hold Collection for Disaster Victims

Archbishop Edwin F. O’Brien, Archbishop of Baltimore, has asked parishes in the Archdiocese to take up a special collection for those suffering in the wake of recent natural disasters in China and Myanmar. In a letter to pastors on May 15, Archbishop O’Brien wrote, “International relief efforts have been painstakingly slow due to controls put...
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Future of Archdiocesan Holy Name Union topic of 97th convention

The future of the Baltimore Archdiocesan Holy Name Union was among the topics discussed at the 97th annual archdiocesan convention May 18 at Our Lady of Fatima in Baltimore.
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Pope says bishops obliged to guide, not suffocate new lay movements

VATICAN CITY – While bishops have an obligation to guide new lay movements and associations, they must take care not to suffocate them, Pope Benedict XVI said.
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