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CNA Staff, May 13, 2020 / 10:30 am MT (CNA).- Archbishop Wilton Gregory of Washington, D.C., has spoken out against the “murderous attack” which caused the death of Ahmaud Arbery in Georgia. The archbishop said the killing was a reminder that racism is a virus as deadly as COVID-19. “Currently,

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

A gathering of Midwestern bishops will hear from 25 “witnesses” about their experiences with racism, on March 8 and will be hosted at the University of Dayton (UD). The group, which will include others besides the bishops, will hear a biracial couple relate their compelling, personal experience of racism: How,

A young, African-American, Catholic boy was at Mass at his local elementary school. He entered the communion line and properly held out his hands to receive, but the lay minister refused him. In this case, despite him presenting properly, she presumed the student wasn’t Catholic simply because he was black.

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

A gathering focused on the spirit of encounter and dialogue took place Sept. 9 (the feasts of St. Peter Claver and Blessed Frederic Ozanam) at the Athenaeum of Ohio. “Together in Christ: Saying ‘Yes’ to Missionary Discipleship” brought together immigrants, the formerly incarcerated, women who have faced crisis pregnancies, victims

Archbishop Dennis M. Schnurr
The bigotry and violence that descended upon Charlottesville, Virginia emerged from the same sin of racism which can plague any community in America, including those of our own Archdiocese. And so, as we approach the Twentieth Sunday in Ordinary Time, I echo for the faithful of our local Church the

WASHINGTON—Cardinal Daniel N. DiNardo, of Galveston-Houston, President of the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops has issued the following statement in response to the violent protests in Charlottesville, Virginia that has left three dead and at least 19 injured. Cardinal DiNardo’s full statement follows: “On behalf of the bishops of the

Dallas. Baton Rouge, Falcon Heights. Click any of the above hyperlinks and Wikipedia will fill you in on the violence our nation experienced last week. This isn’t what I wanted to write about. I had much lighter fare in mind, but on the night of the Dallas shootings I found

Bishop Edward Braxton of Belleville, Ill., told those gathered at the Cintas Center Nov. 9 that he had no solution for Cincinnati’s racial divide, but he said he had some clear observations for “the vexing questions facing our communities.” Bishop Braxton shared the Scriptural story of the Good Samaritan to