Archbishop’s Ministry

Archbishop Lori: Aspects of episcopal accountability already in place in Baltimore

As the U.S. bishops gathered in Baltimore June 11 for their spring meeting, holding bishops accountable for their own conduct and their actions or inaction in handling clergy sexual abuse of minors was the focus of the morning presentations.
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Archbishop Lori addresses preliminary report on Bishop Michael Bransfield

Archbishop William E. Lori addresses the release of a preliminary report following an investigation into allegations of sexual misconduct and financial improprieties against Bishop Michael J. Bransfield, former bishop of the Diocese of Wheeling-Charleston, W.Va.
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Archbishop Lori, an ‘early adopter,’ talks about holding bishops accountable on abuse

When it comes to holding himself and other bishops accountable, Baltimore Archbishop William E. Lori is the earliest of early adopters.
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Bishops hear pain, hope at racism listening session in Baltimore

Participants in a racism listening session sponsored by the Archdiocese of Baltimore April 29 brought a variety of experiences to the attention of Baltimore’s bishops and an audience of more than 250.
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Archbishop Lori joins brother bishops in condemning Poway synagogue shooting

“The April 27 shooting at a synagogue in California was a terrible act of hatred and violence," said Baltimore Archbishop William E. Lori.
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Archbishop Lori lauds West Virginia diocese’s Catholic Charities center for affirming ‘human dignity’

From the minute he walked into the Catholic Charities Neighborhood Center in Wheeling, Archbishop William E. Lori said he could "sense not only services and good things being done for people with needs, but a sense of welcome."
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West Virginia diocese responds to suit, ‘steadfastly’ affirms child protection policy

The Diocese of Wheeling-Charleston is addressing a lawsuit filed by the state "with utmost seriousness," while "steadfastly affirming" the diocese's rigorous child protection standards, said the diocese's apostolic administrator, Baltimore Archbishop William E. Lori.
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Archbishop Lori commends State Senate for defeating physician-assisted suicide

Archbishop William E. Lori commended the Maryland State Senate for defeating what he called a “deeply-flawed” bill to legalize physician-assisted suicide in Maryland.
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Catholic Men’s Fellowship of Maryland conference elicits emotion, inspires action

More than 800 men participated in this year's Catholic Men's Fellowship conference at St. Joseph in Fullerton.
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West Virginia’s attorney general files suit against diocese, bishop

The Diocese of Wheeling-Charleston "strongly and unconditionally" rejects the state attorney general's assertion that "the diocese is not wholly committed to the protection of children."
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Increased urgency accompanies annual Maryland March for Life

The Maryland March for Life took on added urgency, as the General Assembly considers legalizing physician-assisted suicide.
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