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  • Black Catholic Congress discusses social justice

    Black Catholic Congress discusses social justice

    • Jul 12, 2017

    Bishop Edward K. Braxton of Belleville gave several imperatives to the National Black Catholic Congress: Listen, learn, think, act and pray. The bishop said African-American Catholics need to get into real conversations with others in the community about their history so they can grow by means of knowledge.

  • U.S. bishop remembers Martin Luther King at Vatican development meeting

    U.S. bishop remembers Martin Luther King at Vatican development meeting

    • Apr 5, 2017

    Bishop Edward K. Braxton of Belleville, Illinois, described Rev. King as “the conscience of the United States, the nonviolent prophet challenging the sin and the heresy of racism and apartheid-like segregation and prejudice in the United States.”

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