- Dec 11, 2019
The University of Notre Dame is delaying its plan to cover up 19th century murals depicting Christopher Columbus in America that have long been criticized for their stereotypical images of Native Americans and blacks submissively posing before white European explorers.
An anti-poverty summit that took place at the University of Notre Dame Oct. 15-17 brought together American Indian tribal leaders from around the country to discuss poverty issues on their reservations, with a goal of formulating tribal/church strategies to address that poverty.
The native peoples of the Laguna community in New Mexico are a “living example” of perseverance in faith, Baltimore Archbishop William E. Lori said Oct. 12 during a Mass at a historic 320-year-old mission church that is part of the Laguna Pueblo.
Pope Francis and members of the Synod of Bishops for the Amazon repeatedly vowed to support, defend and accompany the region’s indigenous people.
The rosary walk at a new shrine to be built in the Gallup Diocese to honor St. Kateri Tekakwitha “will imitate” the life and example of the Native American saint, popularly known as the “Lily of the Mohawks,” said Gallup Bishop James S. Wall.
As a physician for Indian Health Service on the Blackfeet Reservation in Browning, Dr. Mary DesRosier serves her neighbors, her friends and her family — and sees the face of God in them.