- Nov 28, 2020
Archbishop Joseph E. Kurtz of Louisville in a statement Sept. 23 said people should now “come together to work for racial justice,” whatever their reaction is to decisions by the grand jury and the office of Kentucky’s attorney general in the March 13 fatal shooting of Breonna Taylor by police.
San Francisco Archbishop Salvatore J. Cordileone thanked priests of the archdiocese in a July 30 letter for their “continued pastoral care” to their people and reminded them to continue their care “always keeping with the local health orders of your county.”
Windows of the Cathedral of the Assumption and its offices facing South Fifth Street in downtown Louisville were covered with plywood as a precaution May 30 after a second day of peaceful protests turned to violence and vandalism overnight.
Times of uncertainty are times to stay especially close to Christ and one another — though not necessarily in close physical proximity — said Archbishop Joseph E. Kurtz of Louisville.
Archbishop Joseph E. Kurtz of Louisville told Catholics of the archdiocese that his chemotherapy and immunotherapy treatments for his cancer will be completed by Oct. 20 and he will be able to return to Louisville then and prepare for surgery he must undergo Nov. 11.
About 250 people attended a candlelight vigil at the Louisville cathedral to protest the treatment of migrants and asylum-seekers at the southern U.S. border.