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Activisits hold hands during rally lead by faith leaders in front of Baltimore City Hall on May 3, 2015 in Baltimore, Maryland.

How the US bishops believe America can overcome racial violence

Jun 16, 2015

The head of the U.S. bishops’ conference pledged support for reconciliation and healing efforts in areas around the country that... Read more

Rise of racism, exclusion in Europe prompts call for action

Feb 20, 2015

By Elise Harris

Church representatives across Europe cautioned Wednesday against a rise in xenophobic attitudes toward minorities and urged political leaders to stop... Read more

Archbishop Joseph E. Kurtz of Louisville takes part in a press conference at the USCCB's Fall General Assembly in Baltimore on Nov. 12, 2013.

US bishops praise continuing Civil Rights movement

Sep 17, 2014

The Civil Rights Act of 1964 was “a monumental step forward” for human dignity, but continued work is necessary to... Read more

Nelson Mandela greets Pope John Paul II on his arrival at the airport in Johannesburg on September 16, 1995.

Mandela’s legacy is one of 'reconciliation,' priest says

Dec 6, 2013

By Elise Harris

In wake of the passing of Nelson Mandela, spokesman for South Africa’s Episcopal Conference lauded his political achievements, stating that... Read more