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Category: Black History Month

Cardinal: Month celebrates Black people’s gifts, calls all to come together

In two separate Masses marking Black History Month, Washington Cardinal Wilton D. Gregory stressed that the annual monthlong observance is not just an opportunity to celebrate the gifts and accomplishments of African Americans.

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Reject racism to ‘live the way’ Creator intended us to live, cardinal says

People must “reject all forms of racism, bigotry and injustice” and recognize “we are each made by God and are deserving of respect and dignity because of just that,” Washington Cardinal Wilton D. Gregory said Feb. 3.

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Black religious orders broke racial barriers in the U.S.

When it comes to the earliest orders of Black Catholic religious sisters in the United States, Shannen Dee Williams wants people to recognize the perseverance, struggle and commitment to God they put forth to make religious life possible for Black women and girls in the United States – something she considers overlooked.

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Event examines intersection of faith and pursuit of racial justice

CINCINNATI, Ohio – Student leaders tackled the intersections of race, faith, and justice during a frank panel discussion at Xavier University. Dr. Marcus Mescher, the event’s organizer and an assistant professor of Christian ethics at the midwestern Jesuit university, told Crux that “many in attendance remarked that they ‘got more

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