Wilton Gregory said he hopes Pope Francis will find him to be “supportive, encouraging and trustworthy” in his role as a cardinal, but his primary ministry is still to be the archbishop of Washington.
At Mass for racial justice, Archbishop Gregory urged Catholics to recognize reflections of Christ in others
"Like Peter Claver, are we not called to see Christ in every face and to hear him in every voice," he said, "no matter what race or ethnic backgrounds those faces and voices may represent?"
Kevin Spinale, S.J., offers his initial thoughts on John Howard Griffin's ‘Black Like Me,’ the latest selection of the Catholic Book Club.
"Catholic schools are facing a crisis at this very moment," the three bishops said. "Over 130 schools have already announced permanent closure. These closures are disproportionately harmful to low-income and Black children."