Racism

White Supremacist Who Organized Charlottesville Race Riots Endorses Joe Biden

Trump is labeled an avid racist by political opponents and media, but citing their support for abortion, most of wich are performed on minorities, Joe Biden and Kamala Harris are endorsed by one of the most notorious racists in America. By Evita Duffy, the Federalist, August 24,... read more

Planned Parenthood Removes Racist Founder Margaret Sanger’s Name From Its Headquarters

Micaiah Bilger, LifeSite, July 21, 2020 A New York branch of the Planned Parenthood abortion chain publicly distanced itself from its founder, Margaret Sanger, on Tuesday amid accusations of “systemic racism” within the organization. In her book “Pivot of Civilization,” Sanger... read more

What Father Martin Gets Wrong About ‘White Jesus’

By Jesse B. Russell, Crisis, July 10, 2020 Sandro Botticelli (1445-1510) is among many largely forgotten Renaissance artists. While Michelangelo, Leonardo, Donatello, and Raphael are household names (if mostly thanks to the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles), Botticelli remains largely forgotten,... read more

When Politics Reshapes the Culture

By Hadley Arkes, July 16, 2019 The scene: Outside the Supreme Court of the U.S. in March 2014.  I was on my way to the Court to take in the oral argument in the Hobby Lobby case. The question was whether the Green family, owners of the Hobby Lobby stores – and providing already... read more

Venerable Augustus Tolton Puts Focus on Black Catholic Insight Into Holiness

Black Catholic candidates for sainthood provide a powerful answer to: Why be Catholic? Peter Jesserer Smith, July 13, 2019 CHICAGO — Pope Francis’ June 12 decree declaring Father Augustus Tolton “Venerable,” signifying that the priest’s heroic virtues are worthy of honor by the... read more

Fr. Augustus Tolton, former African American slave, advances toward sainthood

Venerable Augustus Tolton. Credit: New York Public Library. By Courtney Grogan Vatican City, Jun 12, 2019 / 05:03 am (CNA).- Fr. Augustus Tolton advanced along the path to sainthood Wednesday, making the runaway slave-turned-priest one step closer to being the first black American... read more

Comfort My People

BY FR. GEORGE W. RUTLER, FEBRUARY 7, 2019 The name of the stepbrother of William the Conqueror was a palindrome, and the ladies who made the Bayeux Tapestry must have enjoyed embroidering it along with the caption under the scene of Odo at the Battle of Hastings. A year after the Norman... read more

About that Blackface Photo from My Past…

Timothy J. Williams, February 11, 2019 I attended a private high school, a very prominent establishment in my home town, and one that prided itself on academic excellence and athletic accomplishments. It was a very expensive school, and my parents sacrificed a lot to send me there. Since it... read more

US bishop rebukes Virginia Governor for ‘staggering’ infanticide remarks

By Stephen Kokx ARLINGTON, Virginia, January 31, 2019 (LifeSiteNews) – The staunchly pro-life Catholic Bishop of Arlington, Virginia, has strongly rebuked pro-infanticide comments made earlier this week by Virginia Democratic Governor Ralph Northam. Bishop Michael Burbidge today called... read more

We Will Look Back and View Abortion as We View Slavery Today

By: Star Parker, Daily Signal, January 16, 2019 Tennessee’s new senator, Marsha Blackburn, has just introduced the Title X Abortion Provider Prohibition Act. This coincides with this year’s March for Life, noting 46 years since the 1973 Roe v. Wade decision legalizing abortion. The... read more

Bishop Holley says ‘revenge,’ not ‘mismanagement’ led to his removal

By JD Flynn Memphis, Tenn., Oct 25, 2018 / 02:53 pm (CNA).- One day after he was removed as head of the Diocese of Memphis, Bishop Martin Holley told CNA that he wants to be transparent about the reasons for his removal. He says the decision was not about mismanagement, or past allegations of... read more

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