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Archdiocese of Baltimore

Archdiocese calls on parishioners to ease burden on priests 1/22/2011

With the decades-long decline in the number of priests reaching what church officials call a critical shortage, the Catholic Archdiocese of Baltimore is calling on parishioners to help conduct youth programs, minister to prisoners and take over other duties that have traditionally been performed by clergy.

http://articles.baltimoresun.com/2011-01-22/news/bs-md-co-lay-participation-20110122_1_priests-catholic-archdiocese-parishioners

Clergy Shortage is a national challenge 11/4/2010

The Archdiocese of Baltimore isn't alone in grappling with the challenge of fewer priests. Dioceses throughout the country are confronting the clergy shortage in ways that are having a direct impact on the faith life of Catholics in the pews.

http://www.archbalt.org/catholicreview/

Book is closing on historic parish. 12/27/07 http://www.baltimoresun.com/news/local/bal-
te.md.church26dec26,0,4530116.story?coll=sns-ap-topus

Parishes – Closed Parishes
www.archbalt.org/parishes/closed-parishes.cfm

Statistics
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