May 17, 2020
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Touchpoints with a saint’s life

As we mark the centenary of the birth of Karol Wojtyla, who became St. John Paul II, it caused me to reflect on moments of my life that intersected with the man who was pope for a great chunk of my life and career in Catholic journalism.
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Reports highlight Archdiocese of Baltimore’s efforts to address child sexual abuse

The Archdiocese of Baltimore released a pair of reports May 6 regarding the church’s efforts and activities relating to child sexual abuse in the church. 
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Click here to watch a livestream of Archbishop Lori’s 11 a.m. Mass May 17

Watch a livestream of Archbishop William E. Lori celebrating the May 17 Mass for the Sixth Sunday of Easter beginning at 11 a.m. at the Cathedral of Mary Our Queen.
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Archbishop Lori’s Homily: 6th Sunday of Easter; Live-streamed and Televised Mass (Coronavirus Crisis)

During this pandemic, we have encountered a fair share of dubious optimism. Even as we earnestly hope and pray for an end to the COVID-19 crisis, we are cautious when we hear rosy predictions of sudden medical breakthroughs.
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