- Sep 20, 2020
Father Ron Foshage, a missionary priest ministering in the Diocese of Beaumont, Texas, has been named Catholic Extension’s 2020-2021 Lumen Christi Award honoree for “his tireless work” in bringing reconciliation to a divided and hurting community in Texas.
The late Rep. John Lewis, D-Georgia, and another giant of the civil rights movement, the Rev. Cordy Tindell “C.T.” Vivian, who died the same day as Lewis, “changed the course of history for our nation” because of their civil rights work, said Archbishop Gregory J. Hartmayer of Atlanta.
As the national spotlight landed on his city and its ongoing protests, Portland Archbishop Alexander K. Sample July 24 made a plea for citizens to leave violence behind and return to a campaign for racial justice.
As the Black Lives Matter movement grows and racial tensions intensify, the Edmundite order has important insights to offer.