November 18, 2019

Archbishop Lori’s Homily: Mass for Deceased Priests

This evening we remember our brother priests who died in the year just ending, even as we remember in love all our brother priests who have gone home to the Lord in the long, two-hundred and thirty year history of our local Church.
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More must be done to include women in church bodies, pope says

The church, as a mother, wishes for "harmony among all her children and does not engage in favoritism or partiality," the pope said.
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Efforts to protect life include promoting disarmament, pope says

A commitment to defending and protecting human life requires a commitment to ending wars and to promoting nuclear disarmament, Pope Francis said.
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Pope blesses hands of doctors, nurses at pediatric hospital

The pained faces of children with serious medical conditions and the suffering of their families should inspire doctors and nurses to serve with passion and enthusiasm, Pope Francis said.
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Catholic leaders thank Rodney Reed supporters, pray for justice

Five days before the scheduled execution of death-row inmate Rodney Reed -- who gained attention of Catholic leaders and celebrities alike -- the top criminal appeals court in Texas granted an indefinite stay of his execution and said they were sending his case back to trial court for further review.
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