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We may have never uttered a racial slur or acted unkind...

Many have commented on how unfortunate it was that it took the murder of George Floyd and the callous deadly harassment of other Black...

Part of church teachings needs to be how to confront and...

The Catholic Church never taught me how to fight racism. As a cradle Catholic, the church taught me how to fight abortion, poverty, hunger, violence...

‘We failed’ is the most honest way to describe what happened...

By Hosffman Ospino Strolling through the streets of our neighborhood as part of our daily walk, my 6-year-old daughter blurted a question I knew was...

Race and film: Fiction and nonfiction that gives food for thought

NEW YORK — No motion picture drama has had the power to change minds the way the on-video death of George Floyd in the...

If racial justice and peace will ever be attained, it must...

By Shannen Dee Williams The global protests over the long-standing plague of white supremacy, most recently manifested in the police and vigilante murders of...

Black Catholic’s challenge: Make change by living out faith principles

MINNEAPOLIS — The video of George Floyd’s death came across Ryan Hamilton’s social media on the evening of Memorial Day, before it was a...

Does my day include silence and reflection? If not, why not?...

I grew up in farm country where community was maintained by certain customs. If a farmer was taken seriously ill or died near harvest time,...

Hundreds of laity, two bishops join Catholic-centered protest in Washington against...

WASHINGTON -- The streets in front of the White House of late have been filled with thousands of youthful faces carrying signs or wearing...

Bishop Nubuasah of Botswana writes farewell letter to friend George Floyd

CAPE TOWN, South Africa -- In a "farewell letter," a bishop from Botswana recalled meeting and befriending George Floyd and his family on a...

How difficult it is for those who have not experienced racism...

I'd be willing to bet that not many of us have watched a man die. Those of us who don't go to war or...

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