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July 24, 2017

Archbishop Lori’s Homily: Mass for the Sulpician General Council

The Society of San Sulpice is blessed with a living charism and heritage well-suited for the times that are unfolding before us. Father Olier bequeathed to you and to the whole Church a beautiful vision of priestly formation & spirituality, as relevant today as it was then.
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Donald J. Reitz, first lay superintendent of schools in Baltimore Archdiocese, dies

Donald J. Reitz, the first lay superintendent of schools for the Archdiocese of Baltimore, was described as a “renaissance man,” equally adept at writing books on education as he was maintaining a car.
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Health bill must protect poor, unborn and conscience rights, bishop says

U.S. senators must reject any bill that would replace the Affordable Care Act unless such a measure "protects poor and vulnerable people, including immigrants, safeguards the unborn and supports conscience rights," said the chairman of the U.S. bishops' domestic policy committee.
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Celebrating honors for the Catholic Review

The Catholic Review picked up 32 awards combined from the Associated Church Press, the Catholic Press Association of the U.S. and Canada, and the Maryland-Delaware-DC Press Association.
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Holy Land Franciscans build interreligious bridges with Buddhist camp

The group of more than 30 Buddhist children, ages 7 to 18, from the U.S. Zen Institute summer camp in Germantown, Maryland, visited the Franciscan Monastery July 12 to learn about Christianity, St. Francis and his followers.
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