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U.S. bishops take on immigration, racism at fall assembly

U.S. bishops take on immigration, racism at fall assembly

| Carol Zimmermann | November 14, 2017 | 1 Comment

At the start of their annual fall assembly in Baltimore Nov. 13, U.S. Catholic bishops faced some big issues — immigration and racism — straight on and zeroed in on how to raise the national level of discussion on these topics starting in the church pews.

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Baltimore archbishop announces Maryland task force to address racism

Baltimore archbishop announces Maryland task force to address racism

| September 29, 2017 | 2 Comments

A statewide task force made up of Catholic and other officials has been formed in Maryland to work for better race relations and “to address the sin of racism that continues to be a divisive force in our country,” the Archdiocese of Baltimore said in a Sept. 27 news release.

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Baltimore archdiocese reaffirms cooperation with nun’s murder probe, subject of Netflix documentary

Baltimore archdiocese reaffirms cooperation with nun’s murder probe, subject of Netflix documentary

| Chris Gunty | May 24, 2017 | 9 Comments

The Netflix documentary series, titled “The Keepers,” debuted May 19 and focuses on allegations of sexual abuse in the 1960s and ’70s at Archbishop Keough High by Maskell and of a relationship between that abuse and Sister Cathy’s death.

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Concerns about common good, immigrants among topics at USCCB assembly

Concerns about common good, immigrants among topics at USCCB assembly

| November 14, 2016 | 0 Comments

The victory of Republican President-elect Donald Trump, the need for the nation to heal from the acrimony of the presidential race, and concern for the well-being of immigrants and refugees under the new administration took the spotlight as the U.S. bishops opened their fall general assembly in Baltimore.

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