- Oct 19, 2020
Can the event of Pentecost heal and guide us in responding to such an egregious act against human dignity? How can the tongues of fire assist us in dealing with such a blatant abuse of power?
The U.S. Catholic bishops said May 29 they “are broken-hearted, sickened and outraged to watch another video of an African American man being killed before our very eyes.”
The racism “at the heart” of the death of George Floyd while in police custody in Minneapolis “penetrates every aspect of life in the United States” and seeds “the terror that threatens communities of color and disfigures all our humanity,” Pax Christi USA said May 28.
Catholics are calling for renewed efforts to combat racism following the murder of George Floyd.