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Archbishop Lori Seeks New Focus on Dr. King’s Call to Nonviolence

In major letter to mark the 50th anniversary of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s death, Maryland Catholic leader reflects on recent violence, invites the entire community to “a lasting conversion of heart”
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Archbishop Lori to Celebrate Ash Wednesday Masses Marking the Beginning of the Season of Lent

Archbishop William E. Lori, Archbishop of Baltimore, will celebrate the following Masses in Baltimore on Ash Wednesday, March 1, 2017 Baltimore Basilica, 409 Cathedral Street, Baltimore, 12:10 p.m.; The Cathedral of Mary Our Queen, 5200 N. Charles Street, 5:30 p.m.
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Declaración del arzobispo William E. Lori sobre la cancelación del Estatus de Protección Temporal (TPS) para El Salvador

El arzobispo William E. Lori, arzobispo de Baltimore, expresó su decepción y grave preocupación por el anuncio emitido el día de ayer por el Departamento de Seguridad Nacional sobre la cancelación del Estatus de Protección Temporal (TPS) para El Salvador.
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Statement of Archbishop William E. Lori on Termination of Temporary Protected Status for El Salvador

“I am deeply concerned for the safety of the nearly 200,000 Salvadorans, 20,000 of whom are our neighbors here in Maryland, who are being forced to return to a country that is unsafe and is clearly unable to adequately handle their return."
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Statement of Archbishop William E. Lori on Appeals Court Ruling on Baltimore City Ordinance Court Rules in Favor of Pro-life Pregnancy Centers

Archbishop William E. Lori of Baltimore applauded today's decision by the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit striking down the Baltimore City ordinance that sought to force pro-life pregnancy centers to post signs stating they do not provide or refer for abortions or contraceptive services.
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Statement of Most Reverend William E. Lori, Archbishop of Baltimore, on the Appointment of Bishop Barry Knestout

“I am most grateful to our Holy Father, Pope Francis, for the appointment of Bishop Barry Knestout as the 13th Bishop of the Diocese of Richmond.  I have known and worked with Bishop Knestout for many years, as we served together not only as priests of the Archdiocese of Washington, but also in the office...
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Los oficiales de la Iglesia responden a los recientes arrestos de inmigrantes en Maryland, y a la propuesta de reducir el número de refugiados

El obispo Brennan añadió: "Nuestro país ha sido históricamente un refugio para aquellos que huyen de la violencia, la guerra y la persecución religiosa y política. Reducir tan drásticamente el número de refugiados admitidos en nuestro país es contrario al largo historial de Norteamérica de dar la bienvenida a esas personas ".
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Church officials respond to recent arrests of immigrants in Maryland, proposal to reduce number of refugees

Bishop Mark Brennan, Auxiliary Bishop of Baltimore said that "to reduce so drastically the number of refugees admitted to our country is contrary to America’s longstanding role of welcoming such people.”
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Four Area Catholic Schools Receive National Blue Ribbon School of Excellence Award from U.S. Dept. of Education

Earlier today, the U.S. Department of Education announced that four Catholic schools in the Archdiocese of Baltimore are among a select group of schools nationwide to receive the National Blue Ribbon School of Excellence Award.
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Archbishop Lori Announces Statewide Task Force on Racism

September 27, 2017 In an effort to better improve race relations and to address the sin of racism that continues to be a divisive force in our country, Archbishop William E. Lori, Archbishop of Baltimore and Chairman of the Maryland Catholic Conference, announced the creation of a statewide task force on racism.  Co-chaired by Bishop...
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El Arzobispo Lori responde a la decisión del presidente Trump de finalizar DACA

"Acabar con este programa es motivo de temor innecesario para estos valientes jóvenes que ahora se enfrentan a la deportación"
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