- Jan 20, 2021
Archbishop Wilton Gregory, who’ll be installed as the seventh Archbishop of Washington on May 21, says Washington’s experience of the recent wave of clerical sexual abuse scandals is “unique in the United States.”
A Catholic school official said Monday that a suburban New Orleans school has rescinded its policy forbidding hair extensions.
Even acknowledging that RFK had feet of clay too, his legacy at 50 years still packs a punch.
Some say that the public shows of racism the country witnessed in 2017 in places such as Charlottesville, coupled with the negative depictions of immigrants, particularly Latinos as criminals, that have seeped into the political arena, will end up backfiring against politicians trying to appeal to some voters who helped elect Donald Trump.
In tandem with a new committee launched by the U.S. bishops to tackle racism, the nation’s largest organization for African-American Catholics is ramping up its efforts — working on a new pastoral plan for its life, contributing to a forthcoming bishops’ letter on race, and offering a series of online webinars as resources for a national conversation. Bishop John Ricard said that after Charlottesville, it’s urgent to act now.