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Maka Black ElkWilliam Critchley-Menor, S.J.
The Jesuits came to Pine Ridge at the invitation of Chief Red Cloud, but the impact of their assimilative efforts, made in conjunction with the United States government, are undeniably still present.
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Jim McDermott
On this feast of St. Francis of Assisi, we take a moment to give praise to God for some of our siblings now forever gone from this planet, and to try and deepen our union with all of God’s creation.
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Nicholas D. Sawicki
A priest from Buffalo, now a candidate for canonization, Father Baker spent 60 years caring for the orphaned, poor, sick and migrants.
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Jesse Bogan - Associated Press
The Most Rev. Edward K. Braxton, one of the few African American bishops in the Roman Catholic Church, rarely talks to the press. He recently agreed to visit at length with the Post-Dispatch. The topic was his new book, “The Church and the Racial Divide.”
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Cecilia González-Andrieu
My childhood in Cuba made me prize critical thought. It also made me aware that extremism for the sake of power results in the erosion of truth and agency.
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Joe Hoover, S.J.Molly Cahill
In an effort to foster a prayerful community in celebration together, America has compiled a list of events that will be updated as the year goes on.