Charity in Truth

Beyond our opinions

As Holy Week and the Easter season unfold, let us embrace the One who transcends our opinions and controversies. Only his love shows us the way. Then we will find the peace the world cannot give. 
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Enduring power of nonviolence

Archbishop William E. Lori answers questions about his pastoral letter, "The Enduring Power of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.'s Principles of Nonviolence."
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The best Lent ever

When we look at Lent as the herald of a new springtime in our spiritual lives, then, I would hope, Lenten practices would no longer seem like unwelcome intrusions into our comfort. Rather, they are harbingers of hope for a more Christ-centered way of life.
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Conversion to the Gospel of life

Intellectual conversion begins when we start asking questions and challenging assumptions.
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Peace on earth

The Word of God and great spiritual writers constantly teach us that when our lives are in order, the peace of Jesus reigns in us and we become sources of true peace in a divided world.
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Black Catholic History Month

May the examples of Mother Lange, Father Uncles and others inspire us to follow in their footsteps on the journey for peace, justice and unity.
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Good to be Catholic

I am proud that the ministries of this Archdiocese accept this invitation every day of every year.
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Charter 15 years later

Since 2003, the Archdiocese of Baltimore has trained 292,639 adults who volunteer and/or work with children and young people. In addition, more than 44,000 students per year have been trained in child abuse prevention and reporting since 2003, as part of religion class in Catholic schools or in faith formation classes in our parishes.
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Fertile ground

And what fruit can we expect once the seed of God’s Word is planted in the fertile soil of our hearts? None other than the fruits of the Holy Spirit: love, joy, peace, forbearance, kindness, goodness, faithfulness, gentleness and self-control.
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A painful, necessary reminder

While “The Keepers” does not accurately reflect the actions of the Archdiocese of Baltimore, it does highlight what is most important to me for the victims of Joseph Maskell and that is their own personal healing.
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Become Missionary Disciples

As your archbishop, I have the responsibility to plan for the future of the archdiocese through the structure of parishes and schools, as well as the assignment and development of pastoral resources.
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Marriage Crossroads

Last Sunday, at a mostly-full Cathedral of Mary Our Queen, hundreds of couples from throughout the Archdiocese of Baltimore came together to celebrate the sacred call that is the vocation to married life.
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