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Synod reports from around the world raise clericalism, women as issues

"More than a year ago, Pope Francis announced the Synod on Synodality, an initiative to take the pulse of the Catholic Church. U.S. Catholics have been mostly silent about this effort, but in several countries, including Australia, France, England and Wales, and Germany, things are moving full steam ahead."
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Archbishop Lori’s Homily: Address on Religious Liberty; Catholic War Veterans Convention

In defending these United States, you also defend its values, and the freedoms which are embedded in its founding documents, chief among them, religious liberty.
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Archbishop Lori’s Homily: 18th Sunday in Ordinary Time

Simple as it sounds, Jesus’ parable is more than a story with a moral. Rather, it reflects his wisdom as the Word made flesh, as Wisdom Incarnate, and so this little story embodies the truth and wisdom of God’s own heart.
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Archbishop Lori’s Homily: Solemn Profession and Consecration of Sister Mary Martha

It is a joy to return to this holy place of contemplation and worship, this place where the poor are loved, to celebrate and witness the solemn profession and consecration of Sister Mary Martha.
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Archbishop Lori’s Homily: 17th Sunday in Ordinary Time; St. Bernardine

Through the intercession of St. Bernardine, may the golden dome of this church stand as a shining witness to the light of Christ and a standing invitation of prayer, an invitation to ourselves, to our fellow believers, and also to our city and our world.
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