- Jul 9, 2020
A new parish identification program in Baltimore is aimed at helping immigrants feel safer in dealing with police.
Catholics throughout the Archdiocese of Baltimore offered prayers and support for the families and loved ones of five people murdered June 28 at the offices of the Capital Gazette in Annapolis.
For the second time in three years, Archbishop William E. Lori of Baltimore will celebrate a Mass at St. Paul Church in the historic town of Ellicott City, where residents are again taking stock after another devastating flash flood.
The 50th anniversary of the assassination of Martin Luther King Jr. brought together religious and civic leaders in Baltimore to focus on their city’s problems with violence as well as the country’s.
Citing the example of saints such as Thomas More and John Fisher, Baltimore Archbishop William E. Lori talked about the continuing persecution of Christians around the globe. The archbishop spoke to the U.S. bishops on an annual observance highlighting the importance of religious liberty.
At the ordination of new bishops, Archbishop William E. Lori told them, “the greatest challenge in being a bishop is not administration; it’s not public relations; and it’s not fundraising. The greatest challenge is to be always and everywhere an example for God’s people. This is how we become witnesses of hope; this is how we strive to be authentic shepherds.”