June 4, 2018

Russell joins archdiocese as community affairs director

“I am honored to be asked to serve the archdiocese in this capacity and thrilled to have the opportunity to support the good work of the church,” Russell said.
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Segunda alegación de abuso sexual infantil contra el sacerdote de Highlandtown

Jerri Burkhardt, directora de la Oficina de Protección de Niños y Jóvenes de la Arquidiócesis de Baltimore, envió la siguiente carta a los feligreses de Nuestra Señora de Pompei en Highlandtown  el 2 y 3 de Junio.
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Supreme Court rules in favor of baker in same-sex wedding cake case

In a 7-2 decision June 4, the Supreme Court sided with a Colorado baker in a case that put anti-discrimination laws up against freedom of speech and freedom of religious expression.
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Second allegation of child sexual abuse made against Highlandtown priest

Jerri Burkhardt, director of the Office of Child and Youth Protection for the Archdiocese of Baltimore, sent a letter to parishioners of Our Lady of Pompei concerning a priest who served at their parish.
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Archdiocese Creates New Position in Continued Effort to Bolster Church’s Presence in the Community

The Archdiocese of Baltimore announced today that Mary Ellen Russell has been selected to serve as Director of Community Affairs.  Archbishop William E. Lori created the new position to assist the Archdiocese in building partnerships within and beyond the Catholic Church in Maryland to strengthen the Church’s service to local communities. Most notably through the...
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Pope: Seek Christ in ‘abandoned tabernacles’ of the poor, the lonely

As he did with his disciples at Passover, Jesus asks all Christians to prepare a place for him, not in "exclusive, selective places" but rather in uncomfortable places that are "untouched by love, untouched by hope," Pope Francis said.
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