Archbishop Lori pens pastoral letter on Martin Luther King Jr., nonviolence

The upcoming 50th anniversary of the assassination of the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. prompted Baltimore Archbishop William E. Lori to write a pastoral letter on the civil rights leader’s principles of nonviolence.
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Report shows operating surplus for 2017 in Archdiocese of Baltimore

Improvements in the stock market and sound controls on expenses helped the Archdiocese of Baltimore achieve a positive result on the financial report for the fiscal year that ended June 30, 2017.
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Archdiocese of Baltimore Review Board provides accountability for victims of abuse

Burkhardt said she has come to respect and rely on the review board, not only to review individual allegations brought before them, but also to help shape archdiocesan policy in the future.
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Archbishop Lori recalls Christmases past, looks back at 2017

Archbishop William E. Lori recalled that midnight Mass was the highlight of the family Christmas celebrations. The parish where he grew up had a particularly beautiful choir that helped make the Mass a memorable event, even as a kid.
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It’s time to talk about gun violence

If we are not distressed by the mass shootings occurring all too frequently around our country, is it any wonder that we are not shocked and distressed by individual killings on the streets of Baltimore?
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Charter, training still aim to protect children

Recent attention on sexual misconduct in Hollywood and politics has highlighted concerns and pain that the Catholic Church has been addressing for decades.
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Director of ‘The Star’ aimed for fresh look at Nativity

Presenting the story of the Nativity from the perspective of the animals allowed the producers and director to see the well-known narrative from fresh eyes. In an interview for the "Catholic Baltimore" radio show, director Timothy Reckart discusses the goals of those who produced the movie, which opens Nov. 17.
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French Catholic school had profound impact

In the early 1700s, Protestant settlers in Maryland had overtaken the Catholic settlers, and made the practice and teaching of the Catholic faith in the colony nearly impossible.
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French symposium focuses on religious freedom

When the government starts putting restrictions on the practice of the faith, the lieutenant governor said, it is good to keep in mind “why we have the Constitution and the amendments and the sacrifices of the Carroll family.”
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Masses highlight differences and connections between France and U.S.

As Archbishop William E. Lori and a small delegation visited this small northern French town in mid-October for a weekend of festivities, daily Masses highlighted the differences and the connections between France and the United States.
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Chapel re-opening in France marks ties to Carroll students

The Chapel of the Jesuits re-opening to the public, after a four-year renovation, was a cooperative effort between the town of Saint-Omer and the United States, especially the state of Maryland.
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True-life story shows how stray dog saved life of Hollywood writer-director

For a lot of people, surviving getting struck by lightning might be enough to change their life. Hollywood writer and director Mitch Davis lived through such an ordeal, but in the mind of Davis and his family, that’s not what turned their life around. It was a stray dog named Pluto, who is immortalized in...
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