The May 25 killing of African American George Floyd continues to receive condemnation from African governments and citizens.
Three faith leaders gave their opinions on the death of George Floyd, why it has shaken the foundation of the United States and how religious people can respond to the situation.
Women and men religious in habits and priests with Roman collars are some of thousands of peaceful protesters joined in the Catholic-centered protest following the death of George Floyd.
In a “farewell letter,” a Botswana bishop recalled meeting and befriending George Floyd and his family on a visit to the United States.
Archbishop Bernard A. Hebda said we must teach the dignity of human life and proclaim the Gospel message of Jesus’ love for all people.
Demonstrations throughout the U.S. continue since the death of George Floyd.
After “taking a knee” during that demonstration in solidarity with George Floyd, Bishop Seitz received a call from Pope Francis.
Archbishop Gomez thanked the pope “for his prayers and strong words of support” to the Church’s response to the demonstrations and statements from bishops across the country.