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Archdiocese of Baltimore hosting virtual town hall meetings

Posted: 12:30 AM, Sep 24, 2018
Updated: 2018-09-24 07:23:46-04

The Archdiocese of Baltimore is hosting virtual town hall meetings in light of an explosive Pennsylvania Grand Jury report.

That report listed the names of more than 300 clergy members who are accused of sexually abusing hundreds of children.

Baltimore Archbishop William Lori says he decided to host the town hall meetings after speaking with parishioners who are calling for accountability from the Catholic church.

Archbishop Lori says he wasn't able to meet with every parishioner, but he wants to make sure the needs of all of them are met.

He's hoping the town hall meetings will do that.

The virtual meetings launched on Sunday, September 23rd.

If you would like to receive notifications when the discussions are open for comment, you can sign up fro Flocknote to receive email/text messages by texting TOWNHALL to 84576 (202-765-3441 for Spanish) or  join via the web .

Those who wish to participate via the MyParish app can search for “My Parish” on the Apple iOS Store or Google Play. To join the discussion group, tap on the “Groups” button, search for the Archbishop Lori Town Hall group and join, or  join via the web .