A year after the deadly shooting, El Paso Bishop Mark J. Seitz has announced the formation of a group to address racism as a way to honor the victims.
Jesuit Father Brian Linnane, the university’s president, said it was a difficult decision and that the issue of O’Connor and race is very nuanced.
Any time an affront to human dignity occurs, whether in the Catholic Church or across broader society, Gloria Purvis explained, people of faith are called to confront it.
Supporters proclaiming the words “Black Lives Matter,” are seeking, especially in the Catholic Church, to have racism be addressed.
“As the Body of Christ united together, I know we can be powerful witnesses of justice, hope and healing during this significant time in the history of our diocese.”
Like other people of goodwill, I want to be part of the solution for putting an end to the sins of prejudice, discrimination and racism.
Archbishop Gregory and Rabbi Noam Marans addressed racism, anti-Semitism and other problems facing America today during a June 30 online discussion.
Loyola University Chicago brought together two leading Black American Catholic jurists to consider “race, justice and Catholicism.”