December 17, 2019

Pope’s 2019: Preaching the Gospel globally, dealing with scandals

For Pope Francis, 2019 included his sixth anniversary as pope, his 83rd birthday and his 50th anniversary as a priest, but it also was a year that saw him still confronted with the clerical sexual abuse crisis and with Vatican financial scandals.
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Bon Secours Hospital receives new name

LifeBridge Health announced Dec. 17 a new name for Bon Secours Baltimore Hospital: Grace Medical Center.
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Un amor sin fronteras es visto en la Misa Guadalupana en Glen Burnie

Alexandra Meza compartió una sabiduría que parece va más allá de sus 9 años. La ocasión fue la celebración de la Virgen de Guadalupe de la Arquidiócesis de Baltimore el 14 de diciembre en la Escuela Católica Monseñor Slade, un sitio frecuente de congregación para la Parroquia de Cristo Rey. Meza estaba allí con su...
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Pope lifts secrecy obligation for those who report having been abused

Pope Francis has abolished the obligation of secrecy for those who report having been sexually abused by a priest and for those who testify in a church trial or process having to do with clerical sexual abuse.
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Archbishop Lori’s Homily: Tuesday, 3rd Week of Advent; Order of Malta, Federal Association, Baltimore Area

But these four weeks are not merely an abridged version of ancient Jewish history. Rather, this is a time when we re-live the events of salvation history, a time when we make our own the hopes and fears and longings of the Chosen People, represented by those named in Matthew’s genealogy.
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Archbishop Lori’s Homily: Malta Evening of Recollection; “The Advent Virtue of Patience”

By praying for and working to attain the virtue of patience, we derive one another benefit: we never take our Lord for granted. Rather, we begin to get some idea of his patience toward us and as we do so, we open our hearts more widely to him, at Christmas and throughout the year.
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