Racial Justice

An employee at the Mississippi Capitol raises and lowers a commemorative state flag June 30, 2020, a flag that is purchased by people from all around the world. Hours later, Mississippi Gov. Tate Reeves signed a bill into law to replace the current state flag, which includes the Confederate emblem. (CNS photo/Suzi Altman, Reuters)
During an online discussion on faith and racism sponsored by the American Jewish Committee, Archbishop Wilton Gregory of Washington, D.C., said "if we do not know each other...we make it possible for hatred to grow."
Catholic News Service June 30, 2020
In 2015, some people objected to the canonization of the Spaniard, like critics did of his beatification in 1988, because of questions about how Father Serra treated the native peoples of California and about the impact of Spanish colonization on native peoples throughout the Americas.
Our readers June 26, 2020
We asked our readers to reflect on times when they have seen or recognized examples of racial prejudice in their own lives.
Maria Gomez, foreground, washes her hands at a public sink in Miami Beach, Fla., on June 22. (AP Photo/Wilfredo Lee)
The coronavirus epidemic claimed more than 120,000 lives by late June, and its effects have been felt in communities across the country—but not equally.
The Editors June 26, 2020
If the pandemic and the swell of protests have shown that Americans are still capable of heeding the call of their better angels, it has also exposed the flaws and deficiencies of our political leadership.
Jesuitical June 26, 2020
Jesuitical interviews Bishop Robert Barron.