FaithFaith in Focus
Bruce Wilkinson
I wondered if I could even be Catholic anymore, much less continue pursuing the priesthood somewhere else.
FaithFaith in Focus
Alex Gruber
My mom and I have dedicated ourselves to loving each other as parent and child and as children of God. I believe Monica and Augustine did the same—even when they were at odds over Augustine’s sexual behavior.
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Ricardo da Silva, S.J.
Gloria Purvis, the Rev. Bryan N. Massingale, MT Dávila, Anthea Butler, Kim Harris, Shannen Dee Williams and Jeremy V. Cruz share their reactions to the murder conviction of Derek Chauvin.
FaithShort Take
Zac Davis
We are told that this is justice served, and yet there remains a man who should still be breathing who instead is dead.
Lisa Robinson of Washington, reacts on Tuesday, April 20, 2021, in Washington, as the guilty verdict in Minneapolis, in the murder trial against former Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin was announced. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)
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Ricardo da Silva, S.J.
“The death of George Floyd highlighted and amplified the deep need to see the sacredness in all people, but especially those who have been historically oppressed,” read a statement from the U.S. bishops' conference.
A man in Minneapolis gestures as the jury reaches a verdict April 20, 2021. After about 10 hours of deliberation, jurors convicted former Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin of second-degree unintentional murder, third-degree murder and second-degree manslaughter in the death of George Floyd. (CNS photo/Octavio Jones, Reuters)
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Catholic News Service
The day before the Chauvin verdict was announced, Archbishop Bernard A. Hebda and priests across the Archdiocese of St. Paul and Minneapolis offered special Masses "For the Preservation of Peace and Justice."