Archbishop William Lori

Archbishop William Lori

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The Most Reverend William Edward Lori, S.T.D., was installed as the Sixteenth Archbishop of the Archdiocese of Baltimore on May 16, 2012. Before his appointment to Baltimore, he served as Auxiliary Bishop of Washington and Bishop of Bridgeport, Connecticut. In 2005, he was elected Supreme Chaplain of the Knights of Columbus. On September 29, 2011, then New York Archbishop Timothy M. Dolan, President of the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops (USCCB) appointed Archbishop Lori the chair of a newly formed Ad Hoc Committee for Religious Liberty to address growing concerns over the erosion of freedom of religion in America.

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