Tag: Racism

El Paso bishop calls out racism but urges accused shooter’s life be spared

El Paso bishop calls out racism but urges accused shooter’s life be spared

| Rhina Guidos | October 14, 2019 | 0 Comments

It’s a pastoral letter that pulls no punches, goes far into the past and continues up to the recent present of racism at the U.S.-Mexico border.

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Bishops overwhelmingly approve pastoral against racism

Bishops overwhelmingly approve pastoral against racism

| Mark Pattison | November 13, 2018 | 0 Comments

The U.S. bishops took the first steps toward approving a pastoral letter against racism with the document’s introduction Nov. 13 during their annual fall general meeting.

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Seek first the kingdom

Seek first the kingdom

| Jason Adkins | October 24, 2018 | 0 Comments

Faithful citizenship requires transcending the ideologies and partisan divides of our time and working primarily for the salvation of souls, not for short-term political gain on high-profile issues.

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Christians have moral mandate to fight racism, populism, say speakers

Christians have moral mandate to fight racism, populism, say speakers

| Carol Glatz | September 19, 2018 | 0 Comments

Christians have the teachings and the responsibility to address growing fear of and discrimination against immigrants and refugees, said speakers opening a Vatican-sponsored conference.

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Catholic family offers a model for love, harmony among races, cultures

Catholic family offers a model for love, harmony among races, cultures

| Tyler Orsburn | September 17, 2018 | 0 Comments

In a world that has embraced the CMYK and RGB color charts — the hue models for color printing and computer screens — many in the U.S. still see the world in black and white.

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St. Peter Claver to host prayer service for racial justice and peace

St. Peter Claver to host prayer service for racial justice and peace

| August 28, 2018 | 0 Comments

Archbishop Bernard Hebda will preside over an ecumenical prayer service for racial justice, peace and healing 7 p.m. Sept. 6 at St. Peter Claver in St. Paul. 

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Black Catholic Leadership Initiative aims to broaden roles, presence across archdiocese

Black Catholic Leadership Initiative aims to broaden roles, presence across archdiocese

| May 8, 2018 | 0 Comments

On the heels of last summer’s National Black Catholic Congress in Orlando, local participants organized the Black Catholic Leadership Initiative to put the congress’ themes into play with three focus areas: prayer, youths and justice. The meeting at St. Raphael provided an update of the group’s ongoing work as well as a spiritual retreat.

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Sowers of Justice explores roots, state of housing discrimination

Sowers of Justice explores roots, state of housing discrimination

| February 16, 2018 | 1 Comment

Segregating African-Americans by neighborhood in the Twin Cities goes back at least to the early 1900s.

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From readers – January 25, 2018

From readers – January 25, 2018

| January 25, 2018 | 5 Comments

Weaving the seamless garment
Appreciated call to action

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Hopeless to hopeful

Hopeless to hopeful

| Father Charles Lachowitzer | January 11, 2018 | 13 Comments

As a seminarian, I spent three months working in one of the oldest public housing complexes in the nation. Rows and streets of multi-storied redbrick apartment buildings were filled with more illegal residents than could be counted.

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Baltimore archbishop announces Maryland task force to address racism

Baltimore archbishop announces Maryland task force to address racism

| September 29, 2017 | 2 Comments

A statewide task force made up of Catholic and other officials has been formed in Maryland to work for better race relations and “to address the sin of racism that continues to be a divisive force in our country,” the Archdiocese of Baltimore said in a Sept. 27 news release.

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Priest: U.S., Church need to deal with racism’s deep roots

Priest: U.S., Church need to deal with racism’s deep roots

| Susan Klemond | September 27, 2017 | 11 Comments

The United States will only heal from racism and become a just society when Americans honestly address racism’s underlying causes, Father Bryan Massingale said Sept. 20 in a lecture at St. Catherine University in St. Paul.

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