Archbishop Broglio Issues Statement on Naming of New Archbishop of Baltimore

Receives with “great joy” news of the selection of Bishop William E. Lori

WASHINGTON, D.C. – His Excellency, the Most Reverend Timothy P. Broglio, J.C.D., Archbishop for the Military Services, USA (AMS) issued the following statement today on the selection of Bishop William E. Lori of Bridgeport, Connecticut to be the 16th Archbishop of Baltimore.

Archbishop Broglio said:

“With great joy I received the news that our Holy Father has chosen the Most Reverend William Lori as the Archbishop of Baltimore. We have known each other for a long time and so I am well able to appreciate his talents and his complete dedication to the Church. Recently, my brother bishops and I have benefitted from his eloquent and articulate defense of religious liberty. It will be a pleasure to welcome him back to the Baltimore-Washington area.”