Renewal Amid Crisis of Trust

In 2007, August 15th was a muggy day, and so many gathered for the Mass of Installation as I began serving as Archbishop of the Archdiocese of Louisville.  I recall taking up the theme of unity in Christ in truth and charity for my installation homily.

During these very difficult days for our church, with all the revelations of the violations of trust and power by Church leaders, it is important to reflect upon our fundamental unity as the Body of […]

2018-08-30T10:05:29+00:00August 29th, 2018|Archbishop's Blog|

Letter to Parishioners

Below is my letter to parishioners regarding the sexual abuse crisis facing the Church.

August 21, 2018

Dear Sisters and Brothers in Christ,

As I have met with groups of Catholics over these last several days I have experienced (and I share) the righteous anger and embarrassment over the revelations of such terrible crimes by those who violated vulnerable children and youth, abused their authority, and were untrue to their promises of chastity. Catholics also are justly appalled by the lack of prompt […]

2018-08-22T15:18:53+00:00August 21st, 2018|Archbishop's Blog|

Interview with EWTN Pro-Life Weekly

On Monday, July 30 I was privileged to give a presentation on religious liberty at a special program about religious liberty at the Department of Justice.  Here is an interview I gave to Catherine Hadro for EWTN Pro-Life Weekly before the event. (Interview begins at the one-minute mark.)

2018-08-03T14:05:21+00:00August 3rd, 2018|Archbishop's Blog|