Tag: Racism

MCC webinar focuses on Church’s response to racism

MCC webinar focuses on Church’s response to racism

| September 15, 2020 | 0 Comments

Catholics must educate themselves on the Church’s teaching on racism and nurture the passion to respond to racism — both personal and structural — with the same vigor that they respond to other attacks against the sanctity of life, such as abortion, capital punishment and euthanasia, Bishop Shelton Fabre said during a Sept. 9 webinar organized by the Minnesota Catholic Conference.

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From readers – September 10, 2020

From readers – September 10, 2020

| September 10, 2020 | 0 Comments

No ‘cure’ for racism 
Mask mandate

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Panelists say Father Tolton’s example offers path to racial justice

Panelists say Father Tolton’s example offers path to racial justice

| Norma Montenegro Flynn | September 3, 2020 | 0 Comments

Father Augustus Tolton, who in 1886 became the first identified Black priest ordained for the United States, challenged the status quo to bring about social change.

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Misery of slavery remains, Archbishop Gregory tells Notre Dame students

Misery of slavery remains, Archbishop Gregory tells Notre Dame students

| Josephine von Dohlen | August 31, 2020 | 0 Comments

In a class within an anti-racism course at the University of Notre Dame, Washington Archbishop Wilton D. Gregory spoke in a teleconference call to students, faculty and alumni about the moral imperative of opposing racism.

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From readers – August 27, 2020

From readers – August 27, 2020

| August 27, 2020 | 0 Comments

More teaching on racism needed
Humble means
Banning David Haas’ music
A different scandal
Christian approach

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Sign of the times: What to make of Black Lives Matter

Sign of the times: What to make of Black Lives Matter

| Jonathan Liedl | August 26, 2020 | 0 Comments

The conversation that took place in the parking lot of St. Peter Claver is one that is playing out within the Catholic Church across the country. From Catholic Twitter to bishops’ statements, parish bulletins to dinner conversations, Catholics are trying to make sense of Black Lives Matter and what a faithful response looks like.

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MCC webinar to focus on Church’s response to racism Sept. 9

MCC webinar to focus on Church’s response to racism Sept. 9

| August 26, 2020 | 0 Comments

George Floyd’s May 25 death sparked international conversation about racial inequity and injustice. Questions about race and identity — and the ability in the United States for people to live together in peace and with justice as a racially diverse nation — remain at the forefront of the public discussion, said Jason Adkins, executive director and general counsel of the Minnesota Catholic Conference.

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Knights of Columbus called to redouble efforts to fight racism, violence

Knights of Columbus called to redouble efforts to fight racism, violence

| August 6, 2020 | 0 Comments

Every day Knights of Columbus live out the principles of charity, unity and fraternity, and through this daily witness in society, they must redouble their efforts to combat racism, violence and hatred, the top Knight told his confreres.

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Teach us to fight racism

Teach us to fight racism

| Laura Kelly Fanucci | July 8, 2020 | 0 Comments

The Catholic Church never taught me how to fight racism.

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What Father Tolton might say about today’s racial injustices

What Father Tolton might say about today’s racial injustices

| Joyce Duriga | July 7, 2020 | 0 Comments

Father Augustus Tolton, the first identified Black priest ordained for the United States, would likely be disappointed by what he sees going on in the United States today, said Father David Jones, pastor of St. Benedict the African Parish in Chicago.

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Black Catholic spirituality a force in fight against racism, say pastors

Black Catholic spirituality a force in fight against racism, say pastors

| Gina Christian | June 23, 2020 | 0 Comments

Two Black Catholic pastors in Philadelphia say their parishes are drawing strength from the Eucharist, prayer and a rich spiritual heritage in the fight against racism.

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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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