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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

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

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

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

Cardinal Timothy Dolan at the Vigil for Life at the Basilica of the National Shrine of the Immaculate Conception, January 18, 2018.

Pray against 'powers of darkness,' Cardinal Dolan tells pro-life marchers

Jan 18, 2018

In the fight against abortion, it is crucial to recognize the reality of evil and the importance of prayer, Cardinal... 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

Catholic University of America students volunteering at the Jordan House in Washington, DC, as part of the MLK Day of Service, Jan. 18, 2016.

The impact of Martin Luther King, Jr on these Catholic students

Jan 18, 2016

By Matt Hadro

The Catholic University of America may have closed for Martin Luther King, Jr. Day, but around 700 students, faculty, and... 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