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Religious liberty


Salvadoran Archbishop Oscar Romero is pictured in a 1979 photo in San Salvador. A panel of theologians advising the Vatican Romero scholars say his role as crusader for poor was slow evolution
Feb 03 2015
Archbishop Romero's crusader role evolved over time.

Executive order prohibits firing of gays by U.S. government, contractors
Jul 21 2014
UPDATED to clarify lead paragraph -- "Today's executive order is unprecedented and extreme and should be opposed," said Archbishop William E. Lori of Baltimore.

Archbishop Lori fights bill opposed to religious liberty
Jul 15 2014
A letter outlines how the “misnamed” “Protect Women’s Health from Corporate Interference Act of 2014” (S. 2578) would violate federal religious freedom

Archbishop Lori: Hobby Lobby ruling ‘wonderful victory,’ but no assumptions on other lawsuit outcomes
Jun 30 2014
Archbishop Lori answers 11 questions on today's ruling for the Catholic Review.

A doctor, a priest and a pro-life advocate talk about 'Sex, the Pill and Your Health'
May 22 2014
At St. John Neumann in Annapolis, panelists weigh in on topic that some may find 'confusing.'

Pope’s box, with wood from Baltimore basilica, puts religious liberty in spotlight, rector says
Mar 27 2014
Basilica rector Monsignor Valenzano is pleased the gift gets the word out internationally on the role of the basilica.

Archbishop Lori joins lawsuit against HHS mandate
Mar 12 2014
Archbishop William E. Lori, the Archdiocese of Baltimore and Catholic Review Media (CRMedia) are part of a federal lawsuit filed March 12 to stop a Health and Human Services mandate under the Affordable Care Act they believe would require them to provide health insurance coverage for contraception, sterilization and abortion-inducing drugs.

Catholics urged to speak truth ‘with love’ in religious freedom fight
Jul 06 2013
A July 4 Mass marks the closing of the two-week Fortnight for Freedom.

Federal appeals court finds merit in Hobby Lobby’s challenge of mandate
Jun 28 2013
In a June 27 ruling, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 10th Circuit in Denver reversed a decision of the lower court in Hobby Lobby’s challenge to a federal contraceptive mandate, saying that the chain of arts-and-crafts store will not have to pay fines while its lawsuit makes its way through the courts.

Archbishop Lori defends faith’s role in public life at second Fortnight launch
Jun 22 2013
Archbishop Lori presided at a standing-room only Mass June 21 opening the second Fortnight for Freedom.


  Chris Gunty has an exclusive interview with Archbishop William E. Lori.

Archbishop William E. Lori, Baltimore's 16th archbishop, shares his priorities and thoughts with the Catholic Review.