- Jan 17, 2020
CNN has settled a lawsuit with a Kentucky teen who claimed media organizations falsely labeled him as a racist following a well-publicized encounter with a Native American last year at the Lincoln Memorial in Washington.
Sex abuse survivors of color are often overlooked by the Church.
“Even for someone as good as Fulton Sheen — and it applies to anyone who was a diocesan bishop in that period — you have to make darn sure that there isn’t a mishandling of a case of any kind,” said Archbishop William Lori of Baltimore.
Ignoring the reality lived by men and women today has caused a resurgence of old ideologies, such as populism, that inevitably do more harm than good, Pope Francis said.
In the dark of night June 17, 1887, a mob lynched Benjamin Hance, hanging the 22-year-old African American man from the branch of a witch-hazel tree near the road to Newtown Neck in Leonardtown. About 140 people gathered at the site in southern Maryland Nov. 1 in a solemn ceremony to remember Hance and to commit themselves to working for racial justice.