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The nuns who witnessed the life and death of Martin Luther King Jr

Jan 17, 2022

By Kevin J. Jones

Sister Mary Antona Ebo was the only black Catholic nun who marched with civil rights leader Martin Luther King, Jr.... Read more

Joseph M. Scheidler, 93, former National Director of the Pro-Life Action League

Death of pro-life icon on MLK's day is "fitting," family says

Jan 18, 2021

By CNA Staff

The passing of pro-life icon Joseph M. Scheidler, 93, former National Director of the Pro-Life Action League on Martin Luther... Read more

The Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial in Washington, D.C. Credit: Julian Fong via Flickr (CC BY-SA 2.0).

Pope Francis praises Martin Luther King Jr.’s ‘timely’ message of peace

Jan 18, 2021

By Hannah Brockhaus

Pope Francis said on Monday that Martin Luther King Jr.’s dream “of harmony and equality for all people” is still relevant today.  Read more

Tracy Sabol and Alveda King on EWTN News Nightly

Martin Luther King Jr. delivered a message of faith, hope and love, niece tells EWTN

Jan 15, 2021

In an interview with EWTN News Nightly (ENN), the niece of Reverend Martin Luther King Jr., Alveda King, highlighted that... Read more

Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King during the March on Washington, 1963.

What the pope said when Martin Luther King was killed

Jan 20, 2020

On April 4, 1968, Martin Luther King, Jr., was fatally shot outside his room at the Lorraine Motel in Memphis,... Read more

The Martin Luther King, Jr. Memorial in Washington, D.C.

Catholic bishops: US still 'painfully' far from Martin Luther King’s dream

Jan 20, 2020

The example of Martin Luther King, Jr., is still sorely needed in the United States, given continued injustices, racism and... Read more

The Martin Luther King, Jr. Memorial in Washington, D.C.

Martin Luther King's legacy: faith, hope and sacrifice

Apr 4, 2018

Fifty years after the death of Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., Catholics can still learn much from his legacy,... Read more

Dr. Martin Luther King giving his 'I Have a Dream' speech during the March on Washington in Washington, D.C., on 28 August 1963. Public Domain.

MLK’s example means no sitting on the sidelines, Catholic bishops say

Apr 4, 2018

By Kevin J. Jones

Bells will ring out in honor of civil rights leader Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. on the 50th anniversary of... Read more

Dr. Martin Luther King delivers his I Have a Dream speech during the March on Washington, August 28, 1963. Public Domain.

Cardinal: Fight racism with love to honor MLK's legacy

Jan 11, 2018

Americans must recommit to the fight against racism through love and faith, said the head of the U.S. bishops’ conference... Read more

Alveda King meets with Pope Francis in Vatican City on Dec. 13, 2017.

MLK's niece: Pro-life work continues my uncle's legacy

Dec 14, 2017

By Elise Harris

Alveda King, the niece of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. and longtime pro-life advocate, has it in her blood to... Read more

Martin Luther King Jr. addresses a crowd from the steps of the Lincoln Memorial where he delivered his famous I Have a Dream speech during the Aug 28 1963 march on Washington DC.

When you think of MLK, don't forget the faith that inspired him

Jan 16, 2017

By Kevin J. Jones

Martin Luther King Day is a time to promote racial harmony in America and honor the slain civil rights leader... Read more

Martin Luther King Jr. addresses a crowd from the steps of the Lincoln Memorial where he delivered his famous I Have a Dream speech during the Aug. 28, 1963 march on Washington DC.

The fight for human dignity - how MLK speaks to ISIS, abortion

Jan 19, 2015

By Matt Hadro

The ongoing legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., is that every human life is sacred and must be protected... Read more

Martin Luther King, Jr.

MLK's witness continues to push for justice 'rooted in love'

Jan 20, 2014

The example of Martin Luther King, Jr., calls Americans today to renew their commitment to justice and charity, reflected the... Read more