June 26, 2015

Archbishop Lori Responds to the Supreme Court’s Decision on Marriage

Archbishop William E. Lori, Archbishop of Baltimore and Chairman of the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops’ Ad Hoc Committee on Religious Liberty, issued the following statement today regarding the U.S. Supreme Court’s decision on marriage: “Today’s ruling does not just affect one law but in fact hundreds, if not thousands, of federal, state, and local...
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Criticism of family detention ramps up; DHS head promises changes

We must make substantial changes in our detention practices with respect to families with children.
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Mount Carmel president retires but will never really leave

For more than three decades, Kathleen Sipes, president of Our Lady of Mount Carmel School, went to work with a smile on her face.
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Organizers for meeting of families expect 1.5 million for papal Mass

More than 1.5 million people are expected for the Mass with Pope Francis in Philadelphia this September!
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Six habits for good brain health

When you talk about “staying healthy” or “active aging,” many people probably forget about brain health.
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Court rules same-sex marriage legal nationwide

In a landmark ruling, a divided Supreme Court June 26 said same-sex marriage is constitutional nationwide.
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In wake of same-sex marriage ruling, Archbishop Lori and fellow bishops seek freedom to practice, not just preach

After the Supreme Court’s ruling on same-sex marriage, the USCCB is focused on Catholics’ freedoms to put their beliefs into practice.
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Omaha archdiocesan phase for Flanagan cause ends; documents go to Rome

The Archdiocese of Omaha advanced to Rome the sainthood cause for Father Edward Flanagan on June 18.
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