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by Eastern Oklahoma Catholic Tulsa, Okla., Jun 1, 2021 / 19:00 pm At the end of May, our local community commemorated the 100th anniversary of the Tulsa Race Massacre. Sparked by the false accusation that a young black man had sexually assaulted a white woman, the racial violence that unfolded

By Dave Luecking Catholic News Service ST. LOUIS — The destruction throughout Ferguson left Blessed Teresa of Calcutta parishioner and former mayor Brian Fletcher speechless. “My heart is broken,” he wrote in an email. “Words can’t describe the near destruction of our beloved city of Ferguson.” Hours after the Nov.

By Matt Hadro CNA/EWTN News  FERGUSON, MO. — The Archbishop of St. Louis rejected violent responses to a grand jury’s decision not to indict a Ferguson police officer who killed a teenager, asking instead for prayer and action to solve underlying community problems. “Since the grand jury received the case

By Catholic News Service  WASHINGTON (CNS) — The issues that prompted the March on Washington 50 years ago have yet to be fully solved, said a 50th anniversary statement on the march issued by the U.S. bishops’ Committee on Cultural Diversity in the Church.