Celebrate Pentecost by rejecting racism

A group of Italian bishops issued a public letter for Pentecost calling on Catholics to recognize that all the poor and those who suffer are children of God and deciding who to assist can’t be based on nationality.

To end racism tomorrow, confront the past today, panelist says

Racism can be ended in the United States, but the past has to be confronted first for that to happen, said a Harvard professor and author who participated in a panel discussion on racism Feb. 3 as part of the Catholic Social Ministry Gathering in Washington.