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by Kevin J. Jones Washington D.C., Jan 20, 2020 / 16:17 pm Last year’s Martin Luther King Jr. Day marked the first without Sister Mary Antona Ebo, the only black Catholic nun who marched with civil rights leader Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. in Selma, Ala in 1965. “I’m …

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 …

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 …

by Kevin J. Jones Denver Newsroom, Sep 18, 2021 / 16:41 pm Catholic nuns and his grandparents’ example helped instill in Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas the belief that all people were children of God and that the racist flaws of American society were a betrayal of its best promises, …

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 …

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 …