Civil Rights

Catholic News Service September 25, 2020
"There is no question that our nation's original sin of racism continues to destroy and harm the lives of persons of color and that racism extends through so many systems of our society ... educational, economic, religious, housing, criminal justice, voting and employment," Archbishop Kurtz said.
Adele M. Banks September 01, 2020
Chadwick Boseman, who was most known for playing the superhero in the title role of “Black Panther,” was a person of faith from childhood who shared biblical wisdom along the path of his career.
Rep. John Lewis of Georgia is shown in a scene from the documentary "John Lewis: Good Trouble" about the longtime racial equality activist and member of Congress. (CNS photo/courtesy Magnolia Pictures)
Kerry Kennedy July 19, 2020
I asked Mr. Lewis how he felt then, four and half decades after being bludgeoned by state troopers. He replied with one word: “Grateful.”
The Editors July 13, 2020
The court is functioning less as a judicial body than as a relief valve for legislative dysfunction and executive overreach.
The Editors June 17, 2020
As with the Obergefell decision, this ruling also affords the church an opportunity to reimagine its public witness.
If police officers commit crimes while on duty, "the court has put up a number of hurdles to make it difficult to bring injunctive relief against an entire police department."