George Floyd

People in Raeford, N.C., pray after viewing the body of George Floyd June 6, 2020. Demonstrations continue after a white police officer in Minnesota was caught on a bystander's video May 25 pressing his knee into the neck of George Floyd, an African American, who was later pronounced dead at a hospital.(CNS photo/Jonathan Drake, Reuters) See FLOYD-PROTESTS-HOMILIES-ROUNDUP June 8, 2020.

Let Us Pray: Defiantly Catholic

Our Church is God’s Church, and we belong to God. Church is the place we go to nurture our faith. It is where we go to be community.
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Protesters stand with a sign reading "Racism Is Our Longest Plague" in Washington Aug. 28, 2020, during the "Get Your Knee Off Our Necks" Commitment March on Washington 2020 in support of racial justice. (CNS photo/Tom Brenner, Reuters)

Racism leaves mark on U.S. housing, wealth creation, say panelists

When the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops issued its stark appraisal of the endurance of racism in U.S. society with the pastoral letter "Open Wide Our Hearts: The Enduring Call to Love" in November 2018, the national reckoning with race ...
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Racism Is a Sin with Deep Roots

We often hear people talk about the "sin of racism. " Books and articles describe racism as America's original sin. We identify racism with events and actions like slavery or Jim Crow laws. But it's still corroding our nation.
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Don’t Be a Single-Issue Voter

We are living in a perilous time. Our nation is as divided as it was during the Civil War. We are all affected by crises like the COVID-19 pandemic.
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