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Important agenda awaits as U.S. bishops confront abuse crisis and more

WASHINGTON -- The firestorm surrounding the clergy sex abuse crisis and the way some bishops handled allegations of abuse against priests will be an...

U.S. church urged to fight racism with same zeal waged for...

PROVIDENCE, R.I. -- The Catholic Church in the United States has a strong pro-life identity and is well-known for being passionately against abortion. But...

Church inadequate in role against racism, Bishop Murry says

Catholic News Service WASHINGTON (CNS) -- The bishop who chairs the U.S. bishops' Ad Hoc Committee Against Racism gave a sobering assessment of U.S. Catholics'...

USCCB president: ‘Active love’ needed to further Rev. King’s legacy

WASHINGTON   -- The federal holiday honoring the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. is "an important time to recommit ourselves to the Gospel message...

Catholic Church sometimes has been part of racism problem, says bishop

Catholic News Service   BALTIMORE  -- Though the Catholic Church has responded to racism for many years, some leaders and church institutions have at times been...

From the Bishop: Racism is a sin that defiles the image...

  A Statement by Bishop Malooly   I stand with many U.S. bishops in condemning the evils of racism, white supremacy and neo-Nazism that were evident during two...

Bishops decry ‘abhorrent acts of hatred,’ racism, white supremacy in Charlottesville,...

Catholic News Service WASHINGTON — In the aftermath of a chaos- and hate-filled weekend in Virginia, Catholic bishops and groups throughout the nation called for...

Bishop Malooly leads ecumenical prayer service for peace and justice in...

Dialog Editor “Strip away pride, suspicion and racism so that we may seek peace and justice in our communities,” Bishop Malooly prayed at the Cathedral...

Racism renders people invisible and denies human dignity, Cardinal Turkson says

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. — To describe how racism can be dissolved, Ghanaian Cardinal Peter Turkson, president of the Pontifical Council for Justice and Peace, referred...

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