- Oct 27, 2020
Mexico’s president published an open letter to Pope Francis Saturday calling on the Catholic Church to apologize for abuses of Indigenous peoples during the conquest of Mexico in the 1500s.
Fiji’s archbishop called globalization “neo-colonialism” and a “new form of political domination” ahead of the 50th anniversary of the Pacific island nation’s independence from the United Kingdom.
Black lives matter in the Caribbean but “blackness” takes on a different hue in the region.
A statue of St Michael in the West African nation of Benin has sparked controversy as the Black Lives Movement continues to spark debate across the globe.
As Congo celebrated 60 years of independence from Belgium, Cardinal Fridolin Ambongo of Kinshasa said the “great dreams” of the people had been shuttered by successive regimes.
During colonial times thousands of biracial children known as “métis” were taken away and raised in Belgian institutions as the colonial power promoted a strict separation of white and Black people and systematically tried to prevent interracial unions.