April 4, 2019

Just another stretch of coincidences in Smalltimore

Managing Editor Paul McMullen is in a stretch of work that’s reminded him why his hometown is also described as “Smalltimore.”
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Australia sees drop in Catholic population of 2.7% between 2011-2016

Australia's Catholic population fell by 2.7% between 2011 and 2016, but Catholics are more likely to have a higher education, according to an analysis of census data by the National Center for Pastoral Research.
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Movie Review: ‘The Mustang’

You might think of "The Mustang" (Focus) as an animal tale for grown-ups. Happily, the old classic formula of a man just needing the love of a good horse has lost none of its luster.
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Archbishop Lori Welcomes Appointment of Archbishop Wilton Gregory as Archbishop of Washington, D.C.

For Immediate Release Thursday, April 4, 2019 “On behalf of the clergy, religious, and lay faithful of the Archdiocese of Baltimore, I extend heartfelt best wishes and prayers to Archbishop Wilton Gregory on his appointment as the next Archbishop of Washington,” Archbishop William E. Lori said. “Our two local Churches enjoy a uniquely collegial history...
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Locals welcome new Washington archbishop as much-needed ‘new face’

Sister Joanna Okereke, of the Secretariat of Cultural Diversity in the Church for the USCCB, who has worked with Archbishop Gregory in various capacities over 12 years, said his professional experience, along with his warm style as someone "who extends pastoral outreach to people in the peripheries," will serve him well in a region like...
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Atlanta Archbishop Gregory named as new leader of Washington Archdiocese

Pope Francis has named Archbishop Wilton D. Gregory of Atlanta as the new archbishop of Washington.
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