Tag: archdiocese of baltimore

Archdiocese establishes independent system for reporting abuse, misconduct

Archbishop of Baltimore William Lori. Photo via Archdiocese of Baltimore.

In response to a 2018 report from a Pennsylvania grand jury detailing years of abuse by Catholic priests, the Archdiocese of Baltimore is establishing a third-party system for reporting allegations of sexual assault and misconduct by members of the church, Archbishop William E. Lori announced Tuesday morning.

Late Baltimore Cardinal Keeler implicated in grand jury report on Catholic Church sex abuse

A photo of Cardinal Keeler from 2002, via Archdiocese of Baltimore.

Cardinal William Keeler, the longtime former leader of the Archdiocese of Baltimore who passed away in March of last year, is implicated in a 900-page investigative report released today by a Pennsylvania grand jury.

The report contains decades’ worth of sexual abuse and cover-ups within a half-dozen Pennsvlvania dioceses, and accuses Keeler of “criminal inaction” during his time as bishop for the Harrisburg Diocese that led to prolonged sexual abuse of children by priests.

Getting to Know Maureen Walsh, Interim Head of St. James Academy


When Maureen Walsh was young, she was a figure skater. As she got a little older, she switched to hockey.

Baltimore Archdiocese Steadfastly Denies Access to ‘The Keepers’ Priest’s Records


Father A. Joseph Maskell’s file with the Catholic Church will remain sealed, to the dismay of tens of thousands of petition signatories.

Students Explore Media Pathways and Develop Leadership Skills Through Video Streaming

Two of Cathedral’s eighth grade students who serve on Student Council.

Cathedral will begin streaming the school’s morning and afternoon announcements this month.  Families will be able to see the same announcements that the students will see every day.

School of the Cathedral Launches Makerspace Program Under New Technology Initiatives


An initiative launching this year at Cathedral is the development of a makerspace. The idea of the maker movement evolved from software and hardware hackers, as well as hobbyist who like to build things.

Three Sets of Parishes in the Archdiocese of Baltimore will Merge Next Month

Holy Trinity Parish in Glen Burnie. Photo via Google Street View.

Three sets of parishes in the Archdiocese of Baltimore will be merged effective July 1 under a plan announced by Archbishop William Lori.

Baltimore Archdiocese’s School Superintendent Accepts New Job, Leaving in July

Superintendent Barbara McGraw Edmonson, via Archdiocese of Baltimore

A third area schools superintendent is on her way out the door, this time in the private realm.

Worshippers Gather at the Basilica to Pay Respects to Cardinal William H. Keeler


Worshippers from around the region gathered in Baltimore today to pay tribute to Cardinal William H. Keeler, who died last week at the age of 86.