Archbishop William E. Lori

Archbishop William Edward Lori was installed as the 16th archbishop of Baltimore May 16, 2012 at the Cathedral of Mary Our Queen in Homeland. Archbishop Lori, who hails from Louisville, Ky., is the former head of the Diocese of Bridgeport, Conn. He was installed as the fourth bishop of the Bridgeport diocese in 2001. The new leader of the Premier See is acquainted with the Archdiocese of Baltimore, having earned a master’s degree from Mount St. Mary’s Seminary in Emmitsburg in 1977.


What good does a Year of Faith do?
Sep 06 2012
It is widely known that Pope Benedict XVI has called the Church to observe a “Year of Faith” beginning Oct. 11 of this year. This coincides with the 50th anniversary of the opening of the Second Vatican Council and the 20th anniversary of the publication of the Catechism of the Catholic Church. This Year of Faith will continue until the Solemnity of Christ the King in November 2013.

Back to School
Aug 23 2012
This morning, I did something I always dreamed of doing. I appeared on a concert hall stage – the Joseph Meyerhoff Symphony Hall, to be exact.

Aug 09 2012
Baltimore Archbishop William E. Lori talks about the opening of the Second Vatican Council.

'In service of one, in service of all'
Jul 26 2012
As this issue of the Catholic Review goes to press, I am preparing to take part in the annual convention of the Knights of Columbus, which will be held this year in Anaheim, California.

After the Fortnight
Jul 12 2012
Baltimore Archbishop William E. Lori talks about the Fortnight for Freedom and what's ahead.

Pallium signifies bond to pope
Jun 28 2012
Archbishop Lori shares his thoughts as he prepares to receive the pallium June 29.

Fortnight for Freedom
Jun 14 2012
Baltimore's Archbishop Lori explains why Catholics must persevere in the fight for religious liberty.

On Our Way
May 31 2012
Archbishop William E. Lori talks about the places and people he has visited in his first few days as the new archbishop of Baltimore.