Archbishop William Lori

June 24, 2014

Archbishop Lori: The Church Must Be Free to Imitate Christ Through Service

The Baltimore archbishop encouraged the faithful to cultivate the gift of charity through the Eucharist.

June 23, 2014

Register Radio — Fortnight for Freedom and the Little Oratory

April 27, 2014

Archbishop Lori: Grace From Canonizations Will Strengthen Church’s Mission of Evangelization

Baltimore’s shepherd said he hopes ‘authentic renewal of the Church’ will spring from the Divine Mercy Sunday canonizations of Popes John XXIII and John Paul II.

March 12, 2014

Group of 200 Catholic Employers Sues to Block HHS Mandate

The lawsuit, from an association that represents more than 19,000 employees nationwide, charges that the Affordable Care Act compels the violation of religious beliefs.

September 20, 2013

Faith Shines Light on Truth and Reason, Archbishop Says in Year of Faith Lecture

Archbishop William Lori of Baltimore discussed Pope Francis’ encyclical at the Basilica of the National Shrine of the Immaculate Conception.

February 22, 2013

White House Has ‘Trampled on Religious Freedom,’ Charge U.S. Lawmakers

Eleven legislators file a brief with 10th Circuit in HHS mandate case, as the U.S. bishops press ahead with legal and legislative efforts to defend conscience rights for all.

February 19, 2013

Archbishop Lori Implores Congress to Protect Conscience Rights

In a Feb. 15 letter to the legislative body, the archbishop noted that failure would result in negative consequences for the United States.

June 28, 2012

Archbishop Lori Tells Rome Conference That Religious Freedom Must Be Defended

Baltimore Church leader was featured speaker at Religious Liberty Observatory.

June 22, 2012

HHS Mandate, Religious Liberty and the Martyrs of Tyburn

A transcript of Archbishop William Lori’s homily at the Mass inaugurating the Fortnight for Freedom.

June 22, 2012

Archbishop Lori Opens Fortnight for Freedom at Baltimore Basilica

More than 1,000 people throng historic church to hear a rousing sermon on religious liberty.

June 14, 2012

Archbishop Lori: Labeling Knights of Columbus Partisan Is an Injustice

At bishops' meeting, head of religious-freedom committee responds to a reporter's question about funding.

June 14, 2012

Religious Freedom Dominates U.S. Bishops' Meeting

Archbishop Lori signals commitment to defense of individual conscience rights and the free exercise of Catholic institutions.

June 12, 2012

Archbishop Lori Highlights Role of Laity in Fortnight For Freedom

'It is the laity who are the ones that bring about the just and tranquil society,' says chairman of bishops' religious freedom committee.

May 30, 2012

Bishops Defend Legal Strategy as HHS Mandate Emerges as Election-Year Issue

In the wake of 43 Catholic groups filing legal challenges, media coverage targets internal tensions over strategy.

April 12, 2012

Bishops Issue Statement on Religious Liberty

'An unjust law cannot be obeyed,' they state, in face of growing threats to freedom.

April 5, 2012

HHS-Religious Freedom Battle Yields Unexpected Rewards

Obama administration might not have anticipated it, but fight over ‘contraception mandate’ has given Pope Paul VI’s teaching new life.

March 21, 2012

Archbishop-Designate William Lori Says New Evangelization is Top Priority in Baltimore

As he prepares to take leadership of a much larger archdiocese, the bishop of Bridgeport, Conn., sees no reason to halt his work in fostering religious liberty.