“The Catholic Church and the Racial Divide in the United States: Old Wounds Reopened” and address by His Excellency The Most Reverend Edward K. Braxton Ph.D., S.T.D., Bishop of Belleville, Illinois.
“Seek first the kingdom of God and his righteousness,
and all these things will be given you besides.
Do not worry about tomorrow; tomorrow will take care of itself.
Sufficient for today is the evil thereof.”
The Most Rev. Edward K. Braxton, Bishop of Belleville will give a major address at John Carroll University on the Catholic Church and the Black Lives Matter Movement on Thursday, Jan. 19, 2017. The bishop’s address will examine key elements contributing to the racial divide in the United States and the emergence of the Black Lives Matter Movement from the perspective of the Catholic Church.
We, Too, Sing America: The Catholic Church and the Museum of African American History and Culture January 15, 2017 published as an essay written in commemoration of the 88th birthday of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., January 15, 1929 — April 4, 1968
Dear People of God:
Happy Easter! American culture has almost completely secularized the celebration of Christmas. Our commercialized society takes us from “Turkey Day” (Thanksgiving) to “the Holidays” with little or no serious attention given to the birth of the Messiah!