Photographs of descendants of enslaved people who were sold by Georgetown University and the Maryland Jesuits to southern Louisiana in 1838. (Claire Vail/American Ancestors/New England Historic Genealogical Society via AP)
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J.D. Long-García
The collaboration with the Jesuits addresses a specific historical injustice but more broadly seeks to offer a model that might accelerate racial healing and advance racial justice in the United States.
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J.D. Long-García
“Jesus thought we were worth dying for,” the retired archbishop of Philadelphia said. ”There must be a lot of things that we ought to think are worth living and dying for.”
Members of the Atlanta Korean American Committee against Asian Hate Crime raise their fists as they meet at a Korean restaurant in Duluth, Ga., on March 18, 2021, after the fatal shootings at at three Atlanta-area spas. (USA/Dustin Chambers, Reuters)
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Kevin Clarke
The Korean Catholic Martyrs Church gathered to offer prayers for the victims and prayers for peace. The parish will be stepping up to join other civic and religious bodies as a community response is mapped out.
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Don Clemmer
The human formation provided in integrated formation models for the priesthood results not only in healthier, more well-rounded priests but also helps advance the vision of Vatican II.
Kevin Bourgeois with Archbishop Gregory Aymond (CNS photo/courtesy Archdiocese of New Orleans)
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Peter Finney Jr. - Catholic News Service
“There’s no need for us to be at odds,” Archbishop Aymond said of the relationship between the archdiocese and SNAP. “We want the same thing, and reconciliation has happened.”
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America Staff
The sharpest enrollment decline was for prekindergarten enrollment at Catholic schools, which was down almost 27 percent.