- Aug 9, 2020
Warick Richardson turned the concrete and glass left by vandals into cufflinks and lapel pins, and he would turn the cufflinks and lapel pins into food for people who can’t afford groceries.
John Thorne, pastoral minister at Sacred Heart Parish in Detroit and executive director of the Detroit Catholic Pastoral Alliance, created a memorial in his front yard for Black men and women whose lives have been taken unjustly, complete with crosses bearing their image and name.
Bruce McDonald remembers being a teenager and getting his driver’s license. He was excited, as most 16-year-olds are, to visit friends and “explore the world.”
Since his death, protests continue to take place across the United States seeking justice for George Floyd and calling for an end to police brutality, particularly against people of color.
A group of Dominican sisters have donated 60 beds to a Michigan overflow facility for COVID-19 patients.
A Detroit church has been declared a basilica by Pope Francis, a rare honor for a Catholic parish in the U.S., officials announced Sunday.