“This month, I’ve been thinking about history and the stories we tell ourselves, the narratives we recite. For this June we as a nation are marking two events I knew nothing about growing up.”
Lift each other up in the midst of trauma, poverty and injustice. That’s the simple but profound advice from the president and CEO of Catholic Charities of St. Paul and Minneapolis.
The Catholic Charities Department of Social Concerns will host its annual parish social ministry gathering with this year’s theme, “Empathy and Social Discourse: What our Faith says about Speaking and Listening in a Divided Time,” on Oct. 3.
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.
“I favor teaching young children about race relations and the pitfalls of making assumptions based on skin color by being ever vigilant, listening for their questions.”
The revised the definition of “sex” in the civil rights provision of the Affordable Care Act known as Section 1557 had final implementation by the Trump administration June 12.
Dramas and documentaries can continue to be part of a path forward toward understanding.
The U.S. Catholic bishops said May 29 they “are broken-hearted, sickened and outraged to watch another video of an African American man being killed before our very eyes.”