Black Catholics in the United States are commenting on what they hope will happen in the church and as well as society as a whole as a result of the recent racial unrest and protests.
The recent racial unrest has special poignancy for Black Catholics, who wish and work for change not only in American society, but in the Catholic Church as well.
Bishop Jaime Soto of Sacramento has said that toppling statues does not bring about establishing the hard work of justice and "does little to build the future."
Bishop Peter Lin Jiashan was officially installed as head of the Fuzhou Diocese in Fujian province. Since 1997, Bishop Lin had refused to register with the government, and thus had not been recognized by Chinese authorities.
The Catholic bishops of Brazil are alarmed over reports that certain Catholic media outlets in that country are openly requesting financial aid in exchange for supporting the government of President Jair Bolsonaro without their knowledge or consent.