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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

CNA Staff, Aug 27, 2020 / 03:00 pm MT (CNA).- The bishops of the United States are urging Catholics to pray and fast for an end to racism on Friday, following the unrest in Wisconsin this week. “On this Friday’s anniversary, in the midst of our country’s ongoing racial unrest,

By Matt Hadro Washington, D.C. Newsroom, Aug 26, 2020 / 11:35 am MT (CNA).- Catholics in Kenosha, Wisconsin, are praying for peace after a third night of violence following the police shooting of Jacob Blake. “The evil that they see is not everything,” a staffer at St. James Parish in

CNA Staff, Aug 24, 2020 / 11:30 am MT (CNA).- Milwaukee’s archbishop is praying for peace following a shooting by police of Jacob Blake, a Black man in Kenosha, Wisconsin, on Sunday. “It is with a heavy heart that I received the news about the shooting last night in Kenosha,”

Because of well-publicized, persistent instances of racial discrimination, the summer of 2020 has seen a rise in race-consciousness across the political, ideological and religious spectrum. And it is correct to note that racism in American society is, in some sense, systemic. Despite authentic legal, political and social progress, racism can

by Matt Hadro Washington, D.C. Newsroom, Jul 31, 2020 / 01:28 pm MT (CNA).- A Hawaiian Catholic catechist said that St. Damien of Molokai is a “hero” to the Hawaiian people, after a prominent congresswoman claimed the statue honoring him in the U.S. Capitol is part of colonialism and “patriarchy

CNA Staff, Jul 30, 2020 / 05:01 pm MT (CNA).- The president of Loyola University Maryland announced Friday that the Flannery O’Connor Residence Hall was being renamed, saying, “some of her personal writings reflected a racist perspective.” The hall is to be renamed for Sister Thea Bowman, a member of

CNA Staff, Jul 27, 2020 / 03:20 pm MT (CNA).- The archbishop of Portland, Oregon is urging Catholics to learn about and study how to respond to the sin of racism, while at the same time condemning the violence accompanying many of the protests in the city for the past