August 10, 2016

Feast of St. Lawrence, Deacon and Martyr; Thomistic Institute Conference- “Becoming a Better Preacher”

I. Introduction A. I am delighted to welcome all of you, Bishop Foley and my brother priests to the Archdiocese of Baltimore for this importance conference on being and becoming a better preacher. It is a perilous thing to be a homilist at a conference on better preaching but I trust you will profit from...
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Statement of Archbishop Lori on the Department of Justice Report on Baltimore Police Department

The Department of Justice report on the Baltimore Police Department is sobering and distressing and should be a cause for great concern for all people of good will in our community. The report is an affirmation of those in our community who have long criticized the policing strategies and practices of the Department and a...
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Let’s Not Tell Ourselves that None of this Matters

Last week I saw a meme on Facebook that said something to the effect of: The day after the election, your kids will still be your kids, your home will still be your home, the sun will still shine, and butterflies will still flit about fancifully.Or something like that. I
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Patience hailed as a virtue at eucharistic congress’ closing Mass

Auxiliary Bishop Joseph N. Perry of Chicago spoke about patience at the Aug. 7 closing Mass of the African National Eucharistic Congress.
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Movie Review: ‘Suicide Squad”

Initially stylish but ultimately ridiculous and chaotic, the DC comics-based adventure “Suicide Squad” (Warner Bros.) also features some dubious moral values.
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Archbishop encourages reflection on DOJ report on Baltimore police, prayer for city

Archbishop Lori responds to Department of Justice report on Baltimore Police Department.
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