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Archbishop William E. Lori of Baltimore.

Baltimore archdiocese has ‘serious concerns’ about county Communion ban

The Archdiocese of Baltimore said it has “serious concerns” about public health guidance from Howard County, Maryland, which prohibits the... Read more

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USCCB: Ask why coronavirus is 'devastating' black communities

The bishops of the United States are calling for an examination of why the COVID-19 pandemic has disproportionately impacted African-American communities.   Read more

Archbishop William Lori, speaks at a Legatus conference on Feb 8, 2013.

Churches closed in Maryland, not Virginia, after governors’ orders

The Archdiocese of Baltimore has closed all churches to private prayer and instructed priests to only offer sacraments in cases of... Read more

Cardinal Edward Egan, former Bishop of Bridgeport and Archbishop if New York, who died March 5, 2015.

'Undisguisedly indifferent': Bridgeport diocese issues report on its own abuse record

An investigative report on decades of clergy sexual abuse in the Diocese of Bridgeport was published on Tuesday, highlighting failures... Read more

Archbishop Wilton Gregory at a press conference in Washington, DC, April 4, 2019.

Gregory says Trump tweets 'deepened divisions and diminished our national life'

The Archbishop of Washington condemned racist and divisive rhetoric Thursday in response to controversial tweets by President Donald Trump.  Read more

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Archbishop Lori defends Baltimore after Trump tweets

Archbishop William E. Lori of Baltimore issued a statement Saturday rebutting a tweet from President Donald Trump that claimed that... Read more

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Bishops received money from, and complaints about, Bransfield, report says

Allegations of financial impropriety against former Wheeling-Charleston Bishop Michael Bransfield went unheeded for years, according to a new report.  Read more

Archbishop William Lori speaks at a Legatus conference on Feb 8, 2013.

‘No excuse, no adequate explanation’: Lori releases findings of Bishop Bransfield investigation

Archbishop William Lori of Baltimore has released a letter to the Diocese of Wheeling-Charleston addressing the findings of a preliminary... Read more

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Bishops Bransfield, Bennett restricted from exercising ministry

Archbishop William Lori of Baltimore announced on Monday restrictions on the ministry of both retired West Virginia Bishop Michael Bransfield... Read more

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Lori laments racism in American society and Church

Archbishop William Lori has issued a major pastoral reflection on the subject of racism in American society and the Church... Read more

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Lori announces whistleblower system for allegations against Baltimore bishops

The Archdiocese of Baltimore introduced Tuesday a third-party system for reporting allegations of abuse or misconduct against its archbishop and... Read more

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Archbishop Lori: Investigative team is already working in WV diocese

Archbishop William Lori of Baltimore has begun an investigation into the alleged misconduct of Bishop Michael Bransfield, who until recently... Read more

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Archbishop Lori: MLK’s principles of nonviolence have 'enduring power'

In a recent pastoral letter, Archbishop William E. Lori of Baltimore said that Dr. Martin Luther King Jr’s "principles of... Read more

Archbishop William Lori.

Baltimore Blue Mass calls police to public leadership

On Sunday, the Archdiocese of Baltimore celebrated a Blue Mass to honor the local police force and law enforcement officials,... Read more

Archbishop William Lori of Baltimore.

Archbishop Lori: Religious liberty protections 'a victory for all Americans'

The chair of the U.S. bishops’ Committee on Religious Liberty says that expanded religious liberty protections in the federal contraception... Read more