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Combating Racism

CNA Staff, Apr 12, 2021 / 17:51 pm America/Denver (CNA). Archbishop Salvatore Cordileone of San Francisco last week condemned violence against Asian people in the United States, drawing comparisons between the COVID-19 vaccine and standing against racism. “Inoculation against racism can be summed up in one word: virtue,” Cordileone said

Memphis, Tenn., Jan 20, 2020 / 11:35 am MT (CNA).- On April 4, 1968, Martin Luther King, Jr., was fatally shot outside his room at the Lorraine Motel in Memphis, Tennessee. King is remembered as the most visible leader of the civil rights movement, for which he was awarded the

CNA Staff, Oct 15, 2020 / 02:00 pm MT (CNA).- The United States Conference of Catholic Bishops’ recently-released children’s book “Everyone Belongs” has won a gold medal in the Religion/Spirituality category of the 2020 Moonbeam Children’s Book Awards, the conference announced Oct.15. The Moonbeam Children’s Book Awards, according to its

by Christine Rousselle Washington D.C., Oct 7, 2020 / 03:00 pm MT (CNA).- Archbishop Wilton Gregory of Washington called for police reform in a virtual town hall event on Tuesday, saying that fear of law enforcement officers among African-American and other minority communities is an indication of the need for

by JD Flynn Denver Newsroom, Sep 3, 2020 / 11:26 am MT (CNA).- A New York priest said his parish added a “pledge for racial justice” to Masses as part of its anti-racism initiatives, and that no one at the parish is required to participate in it. While video of

by Matt Hadro Washington, D.C. Newsroom, Sep 1, 2020 / 10:15 am MT (CNA).- A coalition of Black leaders is calling out Planned Parenthood for “targeting” Black communities for abortions while professing to support the Black Lives Matter movement. In a letter to Planned Parenthood’s acting president Alexis McGill-Johnson on

Desde el ataque de la pandemia COVID-19 y el cierre resultante de muchas empresas, a menudo hemos escuchado el término “trabajadores esenciales”. Pero como señalé en mi reciente carta pastoral, Radiate Christ, todos son esenciales. Cada uno de nosotros tiene un papel que desempeñar en la Iglesia y en la

by Matt Hadro Washington D.C., Aug 28, 2020 / 03:48 pm MT (CNA).- The Beatitudes provide a way forward in a time of suffering, the Archbishop of Washington, D.C. said at a Mass on Friday on the anniversary of the 1963 civil rights March on Washington. “Matthew’s Beatitudes are a

Because of well-publicized, persistent instances of racial discrimination, the summer of 2020 has seen a rise in race-consciousness across the political, ideological and religious spectrum. And it is correct to note that racism in American society is, in some sense, systemic. Despite authentic legal, political and social progress, racism can

CNA Staff, Jul 30, 2020 / 05:01 pm MT (CNA).- The president of Loyola University Maryland announced Friday that the Flannery O’Connor Residence Hall was being renamed, saying, “some of her personal writings reflected a racist perspective.” The hall is to be renamed for Sister Thea Bowman, a member of