Tag: Black Lives Matter

Radio host Purvis pledges to address racism as she sees appropriate

Radio host Purvis pledges to address racism as she sees appropriate

| Dennis Sadowski | July 22, 2020 | 0 Comments

Never shy about her views, staunch pro-life advocate and radio program host Gloria Purvis considers racism as much a sin as abortion.

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Wisconsin bishop denounces activist’s call to destroy statues of Jesus

Wisconsin bishop denounces activist’s call to destroy statues of Jesus

| July 10, 2020 | 0 Comments

Bishop Donald Hying of Madison June 24 denounced comments by a Black Lives Matter activist who said statues of Jesus Christ that depict him “with European features” need to come down “because they support white supremacy.”

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In prayer ‘we find answers,’ says marcher at prayerful anti-racism protest

In prayer ‘we find answers,’ says marcher at prayerful anti-racism protest

| Tony Gutierrez | June 19, 2020 | 0 Comments

Walking along Central Avenue in South Phoenix June 13, Sannia Johnson noticed people carrying signs stating that “Black Lives Matter,” and knew that’s where she needed to be.

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Black Lives Matter movement inspires Myanmar youth to fight racism

Black Lives Matter movement inspires Myanmar youth to fight racism

| June 19, 2020 | 0 Comments

With anti-racism protests gripping the United States and other countries, young activists in Myanmar see it as the right time to challenge racism in the Buddhist-majority country.

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Priest-chaplain: ‘At this time, at this juncture, black lives matter’

Priest-chaplain: ‘At this time, at this juncture, black lives matter’

| Mark Pattison | June 4, 2020 | 0 Comments

As daily protests over the death of George Floyd while in the custody of a Minneapolis police officer have spilled over into some of the United States’ largest cities and roiled the nation, a chaplain to several law enforcement agencies in the San Francisco Bay Area said, “At this point, at this time, at this juncture, black lives matter.”

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Archbishop Hebda calls Floyd video ‘gut wrenching,’ calls for respect for human dignity

Archbishop Hebda calls Floyd video ‘gut wrenching,’ calls for respect for human dignity

| May 27, 2020 | 0 Comments

“Let us pray for comfort for his grieving family and friends, peace for a hurting community and prudence while the process moves forward. We need a full investigation that results in rightful accountability and veritable justice,” Archbishop Hebda said.

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Engage young adults, support Black Lives Matter, bishops told

Engage young adults, support Black Lives Matter, bishops told

| Gail DeGeorge | July 13, 2017 | 2 Comments

A standing-room-only crowd of young black Catholics in a frank session that lasted more than two hours told bishops, priests, and women and men religious why they stay in the church, what threatens to drive them away and that they want a stronger voice from church officials for the Black Lives Matter movement.

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Catholic women give different perspectives on local Women’s March

Catholic women give different perspectives on local Women’s March

| January 27, 2017 | 2 Comments

While one local Catholic woman found the local march unifying and hopeful, her view was a stark contrast to the perception that compelled other Catholic pro-life women not to attend.

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Letters: July 7, 2016

Letters: July 7, 2016

| July 7, 2016 | 0 Comments

Racism can’t be ignored
Labyrinths

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Letters – June 9, 2016

Letters – June 9, 2016

| June 9, 2016 | 1 Comment

Feeling the ‘Bern’
Pray for election
No place for labyrinths
St. Rita deserved more
Altar about-face
BLM has wrong focus

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Mpls. Catholic Workers back Black Lives Matter

Mpls. Catholic Workers back Black Lives Matter

| April 26, 2016 | 3 Comments

On April 11, Black Lives Matter activists reportedly shut down intersections and a light rail station near Target Field during the Minnesota Twins’ home opener against the Chicago White Sox.

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Black Lives Matter plans Crashed Ice protest at Cathedral

Black Lives Matter plans Crashed Ice protest at Cathedral

| February 17, 2016 | 0 Comments

St. Paul Mayor Chris Coleman said in a statement that the event will go on as planned.

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