September 23, 2016

Cardinal O’Boyle Award; Fellowship of Catholic Scholars, Washington, DC

I. A Word of Appreciation for Cardinal O’Boyle A. Warmest thanks, dear friends, for bestowing upon me the Cardinal O’Boyle Award. I am deeply honored and humbled to receive this award named for a great churchman, a defender of the faith and a servant of the poor. Let me offer just a word of appreciation...
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Archdiocese Holds 8th Annual Gala for Catholic Schools Saturday; Event Expects to Raise $800,000 for Tuition Assistance

Archbishop William E. Lori will be joined by over 750 supporters of Catholic education at the 8th annual Archdiocese of Baltimore Gala Saturday, September 24th at 6 p.m. at the Marriott Waterfront Hotel in Baltimore. The event is expected to raise $800,000 and provides tuition assistance for students attending Catholic schools. Among those to speak...
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Archdiocese of Baltimore welcomes new principals, presidents

Archdiocese of Baltimore Catholic schools welcomed 10 new presidents and principals for the 2016-17 academic year.
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Post-truth politics, prejudice and the path ahead

Last week’s Economist included a commentary on “post-truth politics.” Art of the lie asks, “Politicians have always lied. Does it matter if they leave the truth behind entirely?”I’ll let them explain what they mean by post-truth politics:“That politicians sometimes peddle lies is not news. … Dictators and democrats seeking to
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Vatican revises norms for examining alleged miracles

Pope Francis has approved revised norms for the Congregation for Saints’ Causes regarding medical consultations on healings alleged to be miracles.
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