The new boss stopped by the office yesterday.
As archbishop of Baltimore, Archbishop William E. Lori is automatically chairman of the board of Catholic Review Media and publisher of the newspaper.
Getting this visit on the calendar was no easy task. His days are all very full, with commitments in and around the archdiocese and across the country. In June, he went to Rome to receive a special stole called a pallium from Pope Benedict XVI. And he took some vacation time in July. In the meantime, he also took part in the Knights of Columbus annual convention in California and gave a homily at the Red Mass for lawyers and legislators in Dallas.
In the diocesan publishing world, the most typical organization is for the bishop to be publisher of the newspaper, delegating day-to-day responsibility for content and business to an associate publisher or editor and professional publishing staff.