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CNA Staff, Oct 20, 2020 / 03:18 pm MT (CNA).- The Archdiocese of Portland in Oregon held a Eucharistic procession through the city on Saturday for the intention of peace in the city. Praying before the exposed Blessed Sacrament during the Oct. 17 event, Archbishop Alexander Sample said: “Mary, your

by Jonah McKeown Denver Newsroom, Oct 13, 2020 / 03:54 pm MT (CNA).- A group of activists near San Francisco on Monday defaced a statue of St. Junipero Serra on private property with red spray paint before tearing it from its foundation. Serra, an 18th-century Franciscan priest and missionary, is

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

CNA Staff, Oct 4, 2020 / 03:06 am MT (CNA).- Bishop Michael Burbidge of Arlington, Virginia, has formed an advisory council on racism, the diocese announced this week. The Bishop’s Advisory Council on Racism includes 14 members – both clergy and lay people – who will serve for three years.

by Perry West Denver Newsroom, Sep 10, 2020 / 03:13 pm MT (CNA).- As part of a five part series on social justice, a historically African-American Catholic fraternity will present a web seminar on the dignity of black lives this Saturday. The Knights of Peter Claver will host a webinar

Washington D.C., Sep 9, 2020 / 05:54 pm MT (CNA).- On the feast of St. Peter Claver, bishops in the U.S. preached on overcoming the sin of racism through God’s grace. On August 27, the chair of the U.S. bishops’ anti-racism committee, Bishop Shelton Fabre of Houma-Thibodaux, called for Catholics

CNA Staff, Sep 8, 2020 / 03:01 pm MT (CNA).- The Bishop of Rochester said Thursday that news of the death of Daniel Prude, who died after being arrested in the upstate New York city in March, is a source of sorrow, and a reminder of the Christian call to

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

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

by Matt Hadro Washington, D.C. Newsroom, Aug 27, 2020 / 01:35 pm MT (CNA).- Milwaukee’s archbishop prayed for peace in Kenosha, Wisconsin, on Thursday morning, after four nights of protests and riots following the shooting of a Black man by police on Sunday. Two people have been killed and another