Racism

Thumbnail black hand white hand credit alexey skachkov shutterstock cna A brief history of the Catholic Church's fight against racism

Catholic bishops from around the country recently condemned the white nationalism at rallies in Charlottesville, Virginia. But what might be lesser...

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Thumbnail philando castile funeral African-American Catholics to hold prayer service in response to racism and brutality

African-American Catholics will hold a prayer service in response to racism and brutality on Friday, August 12 at the Church of the Transfiguration...

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Thumbnail shutterstock 158327435 After Charlottesville

Amid the cries of alarm in the wake of the tragic violence in Charlottesville, one unanswered question stands out: After all these years—all this...

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Thumbnail members of congress hold a prayer circle for charleston shooting vicitims outside the white house in washington dc on june 18 2015 credit mark wilson getty images cna 6 18 After mass shooting horror, S.C. Catholics mourn with Charleston church

A mass shooting at a historic African-American church in Charleston, S.C. drew prayers and sympathy from the state’s Catholics, aghast at the...

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Thumbnail bishops credit martha calderon cna Amid racial tensions, US bishops search for healing and peace

Baltimore, Md., Nov 15, 2016 / 03:39 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- Race relations, racism, and violence were on the mind of the United States bishops during...

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Thumbnail jason stockley protests in st louis mo credit paul sableman via flickr cc by 20 filter added cna Archbishop calls for peace amid protests over St Louis verdict

The Archbishop of St. Louis called for prayer and peace after a judge acquitted a former St. Louis police officer in the shooting of a man in 2011....

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Thumbnail shutterstock 605344490 Being good-hearted is not enough

Charity is about being good-hearted, but justice is about something more. Individual sympathy is good and virtuous, but it doesn’t necessarily...

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Thumbnail lit candle at the memorial for orlando at st patricks catholic church in rome alexeygotovskiy cna cna 6 16 16 Bishops across US condemn racism after white supremacist rally in Charlottesville

With deadly violence following a rally of white supremacists this past weekend in Charlottesville, Va., bishops throughout the nation denounced...

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Thumbnail candles credit unsplash 4 cna Calls for prayer amid 'abhorrent' violence in Charlottesville

The head of the U.S. bishops conference called for prayers after one person was killed and over a dozen injured during a white nationalist protest...

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Thumbnail dr martin luther king speaking against war in vietnam on st paul campus credit minnesota historical society via flickr cc by sa 20 cna Christian leaders invoke Martin Luther King Jr against violence, racism

After recent violent protests and the deadliest mass shooting recorded in U.S. history on Sunday, Christian leaders invoked Martin Luther King, Jr....

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Thumbnail diversity credit a katz 1 shutterstock cna Cincinnati Catholics hope to give Church a megaphone on racial, social problems

Cincinnati, Ohio, Feb 25, 2017 / 04:15 am (CNA/EWTN News).- Catholics in Cincinnati are hoping that an upcoming meeting of bishops and leaders will...

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Thumbnail 20170815t1241 0066 cns virginia protests 'Forgive them' – powerful words from father of Charlottesville victim

After recent violence in Charlottesville, Virginia involving white supremacy groups and counter-protesters, the father of the woman who was killed...

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Thumbnail archbishop wilton gregory photo credit georgia bulletin michael alexander 1 cna Hate speech is vocal pornography, says Archbishop Gregory

The Archbishop of Atlanta said this week that racism must be solved through encounter, and stressed that ignorance is the fuel to bigotry and hate...

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Thumbnail latino family Having ‘the talk’ with kids … about racism

As the parent of three children under the age of 13, I certainly don’t look forward to having “the talk.” In fact, I outright dread it. And I...

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Thumbnail pray for peace in baltimore may 1 2015 credit addie mena cna 5 1 15 How Baltimore's Catholics are still working to heal their communities

Baltimore, Md., Aug 12, 2016 / 03:07 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- After the Justice Department issued a scathing rebuke of Baltimore’s policing abuses,...

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Thumbnail bishop edward braxton courtesy of the catholic university of america communications office 1 cna How do we heal racial tensions? Start by admitting errors, US bishop says

To address the longstanding racial divide within the United States – and within the Catholic Church in the country – Catholics should learn more...

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Thumbnail candlelight vigil credit a katz shutterstock cna How the Catholic Church needs to fight racism

Washington D.C., Sep 13, 2016 / 08:02 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- If it hopes to bring peace to racial tensions in the U.S., the Catholic Church must be...

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Thumbnail candle vigil credit coloneljohnbritt via flickr cc by nc sa 20 cna 12 12 14 How the US bishops' anti-racism committee will address social problems

Racism is not going away. Catholics can’t pretend that it will just disappear, the chair of the U.S. bishops’ new anti-racism committee said on...

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