Tag: Archbishop William Lori

Catholics urged to work for ‘holiness of freedom, freedom for holiness’

Catholics urged to work for ‘holiness of freedom, freedom for holiness’

| Erik Zygmont | June 22, 2017 | 1 Comment

When Henry VIII, as England’s reigning monarch, was declared “a defender of the faith,” the future “must have seemed so bright to Thomas More and John Fisher,” Baltimore Archbishop William Lori said in a homily June 21.

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Bishops’ voices ‘vital’ to fight challenges to religious liberty

Bishops’ voices ‘vital’ to fight challenges to religious liberty

| Sean Gallagher | June 16, 2017 | 2 Comments

The U.S. bishops voted June 15 to make the Ad Hoc Committee for Religious Liberty a permanent standing committee.

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Analyzing ruling’s implications will take time, Church officials say

Analyzing ruling’s implications will take time, Church officials say

| Julie Asher | July 2, 2015 | 3 Comments

Analyzing the ramifications of the June 26 same-sex marriage ruling for the Catholic Church at the national, state and local levels will take time, said Archbishop William Lori of Baltimore.

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Quotes from this week’s newsmakers – July 3, 2013

Quotes from this week’s newsmakers – July 3, 2013

| July 1, 2013 | 0 Comments

“If someone tells you, ‘Go home, you’re not needed,’ that’s not true. No one is useless in the Church. We are all needed to build this temple.”
— Pope Francis, speaking to an estimated 50,000 people at his weekly general audience June 26

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Quotes from this week’s newsmakers – March 28, 2013

Quotes from this week’s newsmakers – March 28, 2013

| March 26, 2013 | 0 Comments

“Francis of Assisi tells us we should work to build peace. But there is no peace without truth! There cannot be true peace if everyone is his own criterion, if everyone can always claim exclusively his own rights, without at the same time caring for the good of others, of everyone, on the basis of the nature that unites every human being on this earth.”
— Pope Francis, speaking March 22 to the Vatican diplomatic corps

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Quotes from this week’s newsmakers – February 28, 2013

Quotes from this week’s newsmakers – February 28, 2013

| February 27, 2013 | 0 Comments

“Moving from one crisis to another has slowed economic recovery and has kept Congress from finding a sound, moral path to fiscal sustainability. Other important issues go unaddressed, all the increasing cynicism about our political process. Congress’ actions should not provoke serious economic setback or push more people into poverty.”

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HHS mandate is offense to social justice, Catholic social teaching

HHS mandate is offense to social justice, Catholic social teaching

| Father Griffith | August 16, 2012 | 0 Comments

Catholics in the United States have never represented a monolith with regard to any given issue. In many respects this is a good thing, as Catholicism and Catholic teaching transcend any given ideology or political party. Simply put, Catholicism is the opposite of ideology and thus seeks to challenge ideological constructs that oppose authentic freedom and truth.

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