William E. Lori

Lori can help atone for the racism of past

Lori can help atone for the racism of past

Archbishop William E. Lori should be congratulated for reminding us of the non-violent principles set forth by Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. (“Baltimore archbishop’s letter touts King’s nonviolence principles as message for Lent,” Feb. 14). We need to be reminded of these principles as Baltimore is grappling with nationally reported violence, crime and police corruption.

The Archdiocese of Baltimore has been complicit in the sin of racism, as many Catholic-sponsored institutions were segregated. We need to look within to determine where we...

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