Racial Healing

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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A Racial Reality Check

FULL DISCLOSURE: I am a middle-aged, White woman who lives in a predominantly White area. I am privileged in ways that I probably don’t even comprehend. As a mom, I have never had to have “the talk” with my son ...
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Path in the woods

Walking the Underground Railroad

My walk became a priority for me for several reasons. It was foremost an opportunity to honor men and women who had lived their lives with great immediacy.
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A Franciscan Response to America's Racial Unrest

The death of George Floyd on May 25, 2020, has thrown this country into a crisis. How can we heal?
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Let Us Pray: My Mother’s Voice

We are all God's children. If I discriminate or hate someone—for reasons of race, gender, capabilities, or lack thereof—it is not that person who is broken. It is me.
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Man holding a sign in Washington DC

Editorial: The Sin of Racism

The US Department of Justice reports that one in three Black American men can expect to go to prison in his lifetime.
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