June 19, 2015

Archbishop Lori joins local Catholic leaders in welcoming encyclical on ecology

Archbishop Lori joined other local leaders in welcoming Pope Francis' document on ecology, says pope has begun a "new conversation."
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People express heartache, outrage as they mourn shooting victims

The tragic taking of nine lives at a historically black church in South Carolina brought an outpouring of solidarity, compassion and sorrow.
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Pope, Orthodox patriarch express commitment for unity

Pope Francis and the patriarch of the Syriac Orthodox Church of Antioch expressed their desire to work toward full communion of the two churches. The pope met with Patriarch Ignatius Aphrem II at the Vatican June 19. The patriarch expressed his church's readiness to come to an agreement to celebrate Easter on a common date.
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