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Archbishop Lori says pastoral on racism ‘most welcome’ in Archdiocese of Baltimore

Archbishop William E. Lori, who served as a consultant to the committee drafting the pastoral, said the pastoral is “most welcome” in the archdiocese. He said the archdiocese is putting together a dialogue process for which the pastoral will be a great help.
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Archbishop Lori reflects on completed bishops’ meeting

Archbishop Lori offered his reflections on the recently completed bishops meeting in Baltimore.
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Bishop Parker joins Facebook Live panel discussion at meeting of U.S. bishops

“Trust is such a difficult thing – it’s a difficult thing to earn, it’s a difficult thing to maintain and trust is really all about relationship,” Bishop Parker said during the session.
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Archbishop Lori addresses Baltimore media at bishops’ meeting

“I think the thing to keep your eye on is not the formality of whether it’s a resolution or a formal vote. The thing to keep our eye on is getting the job done and America, the United States, has been the world leader in this,” Archbishop Lori said.
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Former Glyndon pastor who ministered to those with addiction dies at 83

Father David Carey, former pastor of Sacred Heart in Glyndon and minister to those suffering from addiction, died Nov. 2. He was 83.
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Protesters call for change outside bishops’ conference in Baltimore

Survivors of clergy sexual abuse shared their stories and demanded church reforms outside the fall meeting of the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops Nov. 12 in Baltimore.
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Hundreds flock to pray at public veneration of St. John Vianney’s heart

Baltimore was the first stop of a six-month national relic tour sponsored by the Knights of Columbus. The heart of the 19th century French saint was borrowed from its home in Ars, France.
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Pilgrims set out on 50-mile walk in penance, prayer from Emmitsburg to Baltimore

Nineteen people set out Nov. 9 on day one of a three-day trek on foot from Emmitsburg to Baltimore, dubbed “Fifty Miles in Faith: Pilgrimage-Walk for the Priesthood in Penance and Prayer.”
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Archbishop Lori calls for prayers in wake of Los Angeles shooting

“I am deeply saddened by yet another mass shooting in our country," Archbishop Lori said in a Nov. 8 statement.
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Archbishop Lori leads investiture for Equestrian Order of the Holy Sepulchre of Jerusalem

Archbishop William E. Lori celebrated a ceremony of investiture and solemn eucharistic liturgy Oct. 27 at the Basilica of the National Shrine of the Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary in Baltimore for the Middle Atlantic Lieutenancy of the Equestrian Order of the Holy Sepulcre of Jerusalem.
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Sister Sharon Burns, R.S.M., led college theology department

A funeral Mass for Sister Mary Sharon Burns was to be offered Nov. 8 at Stella Maris Chapel in Timonium. A Religious Sister of Mercy who served in both hospice ministry and as the head of the theology department at what is now Loyola University Maryland in Baltimore, Sister Sharon died Nov. 2 at Stella...
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St. John Vianney’s heart will be available for veneration in Baltimore

The incorrupt heart of one of the Catholic Church’s most beloved saints will be available for public veneration Nov. 10-11 at St. Mary’s Historic Seminary Chapel on Paca Street in Baltimore as part of a national relic tour sponsored by the Knights of Columbus.
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