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by Anna Wilgenbusch Minneapolis, Minn., Jun 2, 2020 / 04:17 pm MT (CNA).- When protests following the death of George Floyd turned violent Thursday night, a small Catholic parish in Minneapolis became a refuge for neighbors who didn’t feel safe in their homes. St. Albert the Great Parish, located in

by Courtney Mares Vatican City, Jun 3, 2020 / 02:45 am MT (CNA).- Pope Francis said Wednesday that he is praying for the soul of George Floyd and all victims of racism, adding that nothing is gained by violence. “Dear brothers and sisters in the United States, I have witnessed

by Jonah McKeown Denver Newsroom, Jun 2, 2020 / 05:38 pm MT (CNA).- Minneapolis clergy, including Archbishop Bernard Hebda of St. Paul-Minneapolis, participated in a silent walking protest Tuesday afternoon to the spot where George Floyd died in police custody last week, stopping to pray at the memorial that had

May 31, 2020 WASHINGTON – Archbishop José H. Gomez of Los Angeles and president of the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops (USCCB) has issued a statement on George Floyd and the protests in American cities that have taken place over the last several days. This follows the Friday statement from

by JD Flynn Denver Newsroom, May 30, 2020 / 04:46 pm MT (CNA).- The nation’s first basilica sustained fire damage amid the Minneapolis riots that have crippled the city after the death of George Floyd, a black man who was killed by a police officer May 25. “The Basilica of

May 29, 2020 WASHINGTON – Seven U.S. bishop chairmen of committees within the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops have issued a statement in the wake of the death of Mr. George Floyd and the protests which have broken out in Minneapolis and in other cities in the United States. Bishop

by JD Flynn Denver Newsroom, May 29, 2020 / 03:55 pm MT (CNA).- While rioters and looters took to the streets and parts of Minneapolis burned, some Minnesota Catholics called for justice and unity after the death of George Floyd, a black man who was killed by a police officer

by Matt Hadro Washington, D.C. Newsroom, May 26, 2020 / 01:00 pm MT (CNA).- The Minnesota Catholic Conference on Tuesday called the death of a black man while he was in police custody a “tragedy,” and welcomed an investigation. A video circulated online on Tuesday of a May 25 arrest

by JD Flynn Denver Newsroom, May 21, 2020 / 05:36 pm MT (CNA).- The day after announcing that parishes in Minnesota can ignore a statewide order on religious gatherings, the Archbishop of St. Paul and Minneapolis explained the pastoral motive for his decision. Catholics “really depend on the Eucharist to

CNA Staff, May 20, 2020 / 05:05 pm MT (CNA).- The bishops of Minnesota have permitted parishes to resume public Masses, and to defy a statewide order prohibiting religious gatherings exceeding 10 people. “An order that sweeps so broadly that it prohibits, for example, a gathering of 11 people in