Merzouk’s killing blew the lid off years of simmering resentment because of the police treatment of black and Arab youth, the ghettoization of immigrants and their descendants and the general hopelessness among black and Arab youth who feel like second-class citizens in France.
The crisis of preaching in the Catholic Church won't be solved "unless we emphasize that the preacher needs to be someone who is constantly learning about the Scriptures... and a person of prayer," Father Bryan Massingale shares with host Ricardo da Silva, S.J. on Preach.
Calling the 6-to-3 decision handed down Thursday “more than disappointing,” the Association of Catholic Colleges and Universities said that the court “ignores the more-than-apparent effects of continued racism in our society.”
Maternal mortality has reached alarming levels in the U.S., especially in the Black community. The Catholic Health Association strongly supports a package of laws to better care for mothers and infants.