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‘Race continues to play a major role in determining who shall...

WASHINGTON -- Advocates working to end the death penalty say they have long seen the links between racism and capital punishment and they plan...

Cardinal Wilton Gregory of Washington: Church must confront ‘the important topic...

WASHINGTON -- Catholics, and all people of faith, must engage in the "critically important work" of fighting injustice, racism and other societal ills that...

Retired Bishop Edward K. Braxton said Catholic Church, society must do...

PHOENIX — Imagining what the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr., might say if he were alive today, retired Bishop Edward K. Braxton of Belleville,...

Resistance to matters of social justice makes evident the racial division...

When I received the invitation to write this piece it included the request to discuss my experience of racism within the church. I immediately...

Combating racism is a good and necessary work for the Catholic...

"What can our parishes do to combat the sins of racism in the geographical boundaries of our community?" This is a question I am...

Centennial of a murder: Recalling a priest, the Klan and a...

DUBLIN — Irish Father James E. Coyle faced prejudice and threats and ministered during the height of the Spanish flu pandemic. One hundred years...

One year later: Prayers for healing, justice mark anniversary of George...

WASHINGTON -- George Floyd's death while in police custody a year ago left "a hole in the hearts of his family and friends" and...

Calls for soul-searching in Portland, Ore., follow Derek Chauvin verdict

PORTLAND, Ore. — Like many Americans nationwide, Oregon Catholics received the April 20 conviction of former Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin with mixed feelings:...

Catholic educators urged to address racism against backdrop of nation’s current...

WASHINGTON -- When Catholic educators met virtually this year at their annual conference, they took a close look at racism and how teachers should...

Cardinal Wilton Gregory has witnessed ‘bitter cup of discrimination’ along with...

HYATTSVILLE, Md. -- In a Feb. 15 segment for the "Today" show's "Changemakers" and "Black Voices" series, Cardinal Wilton D. Gregory of Washington reflected...

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