March 13, 2019

Archdiocese of Baltimore – A message from Archbishop Lori

Our Christian and Catholic faith compels us to speak out on matters that stand in violation of the dignity of the human person.
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‘Home felt like church’ for future Baltimore priest

Pictures, both moving and still, figure prominently in the discernment of Deacon Matthew J. DeFusco.
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Catholic officials want apology for ‘disgraceful’ Saturday Night Live skit

The initial groans from the audience during a "Saturday Night Live" skit when comedian Pete Davidson likened people who "support the Catholic Church" to R. Kelly fans were just a taste of the reaction this skit would receive from some Catholic officials.
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Judge sentences Cardinal Pell to six years in prison on abuse charges

Cardinal George Pell, 77, was sentenced to six years in prison March 13, just over two weeks after a Melbourne court allowed the publication of news that he had been found guilty of sexually abusing two boys.
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Teacher apologizes for telling boy to remove cross of ashes on forehead

"The diocese is very grateful to the young student who used the situation to educate his teacher about a part of his faith and its importance to him," a spokeswoman said. "Learning about one another is one way we build community across religious, political, racial, ethnic and other borders."
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