Tag: Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.

Still seeking the mountaintop 50 years after King assassination

Still seeking the mountaintop 50 years after King assassination

| Theresa Laurence | April 4, 2018 | 0 Comments

Father Pat Connor was on his way from a graduate class at the University of Memphis to St. Joseph Hospital to visit a priest friend the evening of April 4, 1968.

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Rev. King’s words on nonviolence need to be lived today, speakers say

Rev. King’s words on nonviolence need to be lived today, speakers say

| Mark Pattison | October 3, 2017 | 0 Comments

The Rev. Martin Luther King Jr.’s support of nonviolence to bring about social change applies as much to today’s society as it did when Rev. King put his philosophy to paper 60 years ago, said speakers at an Oct. 2 news conference at the memorial dedicated to the civil rights figure in Washington.

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Local Catholic recalls March on Washington, lifetime of activism

Local Catholic recalls March on Washington, lifetime of activism

| August 28, 2013 | 0 Comments

Josie Johnson was in her early 30s and working for the Urban League in Minneapolis when she was called upon to attend the March on Washington in 1963.

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Archbishop says Rev. King was ‘courageous leader’

Archbishop says Rev. King was ‘courageous leader’

| January 19, 2012 | 0 Comments

Archbishop John Nienstedt attended the 22nd Annual Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Holiday Breakfast Jan. 16 at the Minneapolis Convention Center. The Catholic Spirit conducted a short question-and-answer interview with him before the event.

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