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Sister Beulah Martin, a member of the Sisters of the Blessed Sacrament, center right, of Powhatan, Va., waves in Baltimore's historic St. Francis Xavier Church July 22, 2019, at a Mass honoring jubilarians during a joint conference of black priests, women religious, deacons and seminarians. (CNS photo/Kevin J. Parks, Catholic Review)
"We are holding up the light," the sisters said, "against the sin of racism that is still alive and well in the Catholic Church today."
James E. “Trey” Trainor III speaks in an interview with Church Militant. Video screengrab
Trainor suggested the bishops avoid political matters because they, like many faith-based groups that offer social services, receive funds from the federal government. He described the arrangement as "almost a payoff" by the government.
John Carr September 17, 2020
John Carr explains how, applying the principles of “Forming Consciences for Faithful Citizenship,” he decided to vote for Biden and against Trump in the 2020 election.
Demonstrators are seen near the Federal Correctional Complex in Terre Haute, Ind., to show their opposition to the death penalty July 13, 2020. (CNS photo/Bryan Woolston, Reuters)
Erika Rasmussen September 16, 2020
Krisanne Vaillancourt Murphy: “The death penalty serves as a sort of litmus test for how our nation is making progress to either dismantle or uphold racism.”
James T. Keane, Sam Sawyer, S.J. September 15, 2020
Are the 40 million U.S. Catholics who are registered Democrats facing the fires of hell? Not according to canon law or the U.S. bishops.
Marilyn Miranda, 9, draped in a Salvadoran flag, attends an immigration rally with her mother outside the U.S. Capitol in Washington June 4, 2019. A Sept. 14, 2020, decision from the U.S. Court of Appeals for 9th Circuit in Ramos v. Nielsen brings the Trump administration one step closer to ending Temporary Protected Status, or TPS, for almost all people with TPS in the United States. (CNS photo/Leah Millis, Reuters)
The court said the president was within his rights to revoke Temporary Protected Status from Salvadoran immigrants. The ruling also is expected to affect TPS holders from Haiti, Honduras, Nicaragua, Sudan and Nepal.