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Washington D.C., Jun 27, 2021 / 12:01 pm The archbishop of St. Paul-Minneapolis prayed for peace and called for racial reconciliation on Friday after the sentencing of Derek Chauvin for the murder of George Floyd. “I pray that today’s sentencing will bring a measure of peace and healing to George

by Matt Hadro Washington, D.C. Newsroom, Nov 17, 2020 / 04:00 pm MT (CNA).- After a summer of mass protests and civil unrest, bishops from around the U.S. shared stories of confronting racism in their home dioceses at their annual fall meeting on Tuesday. The bishops spoke out to condemn

CNA Staff, Jun 17, 2020 / 05:29 pm MT (CNA).- Catholic leaders say the Church has an important role in working for racial justice, but that protesting for justice does not imply endorsement of the positions taken by Black Lives Matter organizations. The phrase “#BlackLivesMatter” began to trend online following

by Matt Hadro Washington, D.C. Newsroom, Jun 12, 2020 / 06:00 am MT (CNA).- As thousands of protesters prepared to march against racism in Washington, D.C. last Saturday, Louis Brown helped organize a rosary procession on Capitol Hill. Lay Catholics joined Dominican friars, nuns, and priests of the Washington archdiocese

CNA Staff, Jun 4, 2020 / 03:40 am MT (CNA).- Pope Francis on Wednesday called Bishop Mark Seitz of the Diocese of El Paso, Texas, after the bishop joined a demonstration against racial discrimination to pray for George Floyd. Seitz told local news website El Paso Matters that he received