Tag: Martin Luther King Jr.

Rev. King called ‘artisan of peace’ and ‘true witness to power of Gospel’

Rev. King called ‘artisan of peace’ and ‘true witness to power of Gospel’

| January 21, 2019 | 0 Comments

Societies today need “artisans of peace,” like the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr., “who can be messengers and authentic witnesses of God the Father, who wills the good and the happiness of the human family,” said the president of the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops.

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Participants in interfaith rally resolve to continue Rev. King’s work

Participants in interfaith rally resolve to continue Rev. King’s work

| April 10, 2018 | 0 Comments

About 2,000 people gathered on the National Mall April 4 to mark the 50th anniversary of the assassination of the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. and to commit themselves to fighting racism and discrimination.

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Rallies, prayer services recall legacy of slain civil rights leader

Rallies, prayer services recall legacy of slain civil rights leader

| Richard Szczepanowski | April 4, 2018 | 0 Comments

Fifty years after the assassination of the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. — he was gunned down April 4, 1968 — the great civil rights advocate continues to be an outstanding example of how to live the Gospel message, according to Catholic clergy and others.

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King: ‘I have a dream’ — Do we?

King: ‘I have a dream’ — Do we?

| August 28, 2013 | 0 Comments

This week marks the 50th anniversary of the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr.’s March on Washington and his famous “I Have a Dream” speech — a dream in which he outlined a vision of racial equality, justice and freedom for all.

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Martin Luther King, Jr. breakfast honors St. Matthew’s community service

Martin Luther King, Jr. breakfast honors St. Matthew’s community service

| Theresa Malloy | January 18, 2012 | 0 Comments

The 2012 Local Legend Community award was given to St. Matthew’s parish for making “significant contributions to the social and cultural fabric of the community.”

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Great music for a good cause in honor of MLK Jr.

Great music for a good cause in honor of MLK Jr.

| January 5, 2012 | 0 Comments

Close to 200 voices from the combined choirs of St. Joan of Arc and Mount Olivet Lutheran churches in Minneapolis will join Twin Cities vocalist Robert Robinson at 7 p.m. Jan. 15 in a tribute to Martin Luther King Jr.

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A lesson in communication from a King and a pope

A lesson in communication from a King and a pope

| January 20, 2011 | 0 Comments

As a newspaper staff, we also understand the power of words to communicate important information, thoughts and ideas. Words can inspire people, motivate them and build them up.

But the flip side is also true: Words can be used intentionally or carelessly and do harm to others. They can poison discussion and tear people down.

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