On Sept.13, Pope Francis addressed the wave of protests that have swept through the globe this summer, some of which have turned violent, issuing an appeal for peaceful demonstrations and for those fueled by hate to let go and move toward forgiveness and reconciliation.
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.
Archbishop Bernard Hebda of St. Paul-Minneapolis called for prayers for George Floyd and his family in the wake of the man’s death while in police custody.
New York City’s all-day rally, organized by the Youth Climate Strike Coalition, is being held in lower Manhattan.
August 12 marks two years since white supremacist James Fields Jr. drove his car into a crowd of anti-racism protesters in Charlottesville, Virgina, killing 32-year old activist Heather Heyer.