November 6, 2015

Prevention, Accountabiilty, Transparency and Healing Continue to be Top Priorities for the Archdiocese of Baltimore 13 Years After Boston

The Archdiocese of Baltimore has made it an institutional priority to protect children in its care and restore the trust of the faithful by enacting and enforcing policies and practices that prevent future incidents of abuse, hold abusers accountable, create a culture of transparency, and promote healing for victims. While the Archdiocese had child protection...
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Official statement from the Archdiocese of Baltimore: protection and healing

The Archdiocese of Baltimore has issued an official statement on "prevention, accountability, transparency and healing."
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This week in Church History: Marking the 226th anniversary of the Archdiocese of Baltimore

Today is the 226th anniversary of the Archdiocese of Baltimore:Baltimore was named the first diocese in the United States by Pope Pius VI on November 6, 1789 by the papal brief “Ex hac apostolicae.” The Holy Father also approved the election of John Carroll, SJ as the first bishop.
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Supreme Court will hear appeals in Catholic, other groups’ mandate cases; Archbishop Lori welcomes decision

The U.S. Supreme Court will hear seven pending appeals in lawsuits against the Obama administration's contraceptive mandate.
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