Wednesday was a ritual. Thursday, it’s the first day on the job for Baltimore’s new archbishop.
Taking the reins of the nation’s oldest Catholic archdiocese. Wednesday, Baltimore’s 16th Archbishop, William Lori, will be officially installed. On the eve of that significant moment, a special celebration was held at the Basilica downtown.
Baltimore’s next Roman Catholic archbishop says he sees religious liberties eroding in the United States — most urgently in the federal government’s contraception mandate.
The new leader of Baltimore’s half a million Catholics is starting to settle into his new home.