It took 23 days for the protests that started after the killing of George Floyd to make their way to the statue of George Washington. What exactly is happening in our country?
The chairmen of three U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops’ committees have called for “better practices for formation and accountability for police” in a joint letter to all members of Congress.
Italian-Americans in the Diocese of Brooklyn and elsewhere are decrying efforts by protesters who want to tear down statues of Christopher Columbus.
Norma Grannumhas attended St. Clare for over 40 years and was inspired to protest for racial justice after watching footage of George Floyd’s death.
When sin entered the world, the mirror image of God was shattered, said Metuchen Bishop James F. Checchio at a June 19 prayer service for racial harmony, peace, justice and healing of the nation.
by Emily Drooby ROSEDALE — Matthew Campbell says the sin of racism forces him to always be on guard. “Every time I go to the park, it’s hard knowing you might not come home that night,” he explained. Campbell, who is a long-time parishioner of St. Clare Church in Rosedale, Queens, and his mom, Althea, are […]
The killing of George Floyd will lead to an artistic explosion as Americans pick up paintbrushes, compose songs, write poems and seek out other creative ways to express their deeply-felt emotions about the killing of a handcuffed African-American man by a white police officer, artists and scholars are predicting.
MANHATTAN — In the weeks following the death of George Floyd, people of all backgrounds have taken to social media, their social circles, and, despite a pandemic, even the streets to grapple with the realities of how today’s culture impacts the black community. The Tablet reached out to black Catholic youths in the Diocese of […]
President Donald Trump’s visit in early June to the Saint Pope John Paul II Shrine in Washington D.C. continues to generate controversy. Now Archbishop Wilton Gregory’s criticism of the visit is coming under scrutiny.
More than 100 Catholic elementary and secondary schools nationwide are expected to close by the fall, largely because of financial challenges resulting from the coronavirus pandemic and the resulting economic recession.