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Written by Gail Finke Illustrated by Emma Cassani The Church of the Resurrection was formed in 2010 from four Cincinnati parishes, originally established by immigrants? Parishioners chose the name to indicate that the four parishes were not closed, but reborn. Keep the Dream Alive Annual award ceremony that originated at

by CNA Staff Denver Newsroom, Feb 7, 2021 / 04:19 am MT (CNA).- Super Bowl XXXIX champion Benjamin Watson has released a new documentary that interviews people across the political spectrum in an attempt to generate empathy and understanding in the abortion debate. Entitled “Divided Hearts of America,” the film

by Hannah Brockhaus Vatican City, Jan 18, 2021 / 10:20 am MT (CNA).- Pope Francis said on Monday that Martin Luther King Jr.’s dream “of harmony and equality for all people” is still relevant today. “In today’s world, which increasingly faces the challenges of social injustice, division and conflict that

CNA Staff, Jan 18, 2021 / 02:49 am MT (CNA).- As Catholics and other Americans observe Martin Luther King Jr. Day this year, they should renew their commitment to fighting racism, said Bishop Michael Burbidge of Arlington. “Through Dr. King’s witness and the power of his echoing words, he championed

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

Washington D.C., Jan 15, 2021 / 05:23 pm MT (CNA).- In an interview with EWTN News Nightly (ENN), the niece of Reverend Martin Luther King Jr., Alveda King, highlighted that her famous uncle was a man of faith, who always looked for “nonviolent and Bible-based” solutions to the challenges of

This weekend we celebrate the life of Dr. Martin Luther King. King is remembered as the most visible leader of the civil rights movement, for which he was awarded the Nobel Peace Prize in 1964, and as the founding president of the Southern Christian Leadership Conference. But he was first

WASHINGTON— The president of the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops, Cardinal Daniel DiNardo of Galveston-Houston, has issued the following statement in relation to the observance of Martin Luther King Jr. Day on January 21. Cardinal DiNardo’s full statement follows: “Today more than ever, our societies need ‘artisans of peace’ who

Lorraine Motel in Memphis Tn, Room 306 where Dr. Martin Luther King died. (CT Photo/Greg Hartman)
During the first week of April 1968, Dr. Martin Luther King was assassinated in Memphis Tennessee, as shockwaves reverberated throughout the world. In full splendor of St. Peter’s Basilica on Palm Sunday, Pope Paul VI assailed the “cowardly and atrocious killing” of Dr. Martin Luther King and linked it to

The Archdiocese of Cincinnati Mass of Remembrance in Honor of the 50th Anniversary of Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King’s Assassination will be held on Wednesday, April 4, 2018, 7:00 p.m. at the Church of the Resurrection – Bond Hill, 1619 California Avenue Cincinnati, Ohio 45237. The Most Rev. Joseph Binzer,