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US bishops: Fighting racism is a long-term battle – but a critical one

Baltimore, Md., Nov 13, 2017 / 03:39 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- Dialogue to foster conversion of hearts is the goal of the U.S. bishops’ Ad Hoc Committee Against Racism, said the group’s chairman in his first address to the bishops’ conference Monday. “Our faith gives us confidence that […]

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Rise of racism, exclusion in Europe prompts call for action

Rome, Italy, Feb 20, 2015 / 12:49 am (CNA/EWTN News).- Church representatives across Europe cautioned Wednesday against a rise in xenophobic attitudes toward minorities and urged political leaders to stop pinning blame, and start promoting human values. “Simple slogans and cheap propaganda at the expense of immigrants […]

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Ecumenism will break shackles of racism, St Louis priest says

St. Louis, Mo., Jan 19, 2015 / 12:03 am (CNA/EWTN News).- The ecumenism preached by Martin Luther King Jr. in his 1963 “I Have a Dream” speech is key to breaking the shackles of individualism and systemic racism, a St. Louis priest has said. That racism is […]

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Kasper’s comments breed online controversy over racism charges

Kasper's comments breed online controversy over racism charges

Vatican City, Oct 17, 2014 / 04:42 pm (CNA).- German Cardinal Walter Kasper’s interview dismissing the perspective of African bishops at the Synod on the Family has added fuel to the fire of speculation over other questionable comments from the cardinal. Edward Pentin, who writes for multiple […]

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