Posts Tagged ‘Charlottesville’

A year after Charlottesville, U.S. Church still struggling

Monday, August 13th, 2018

One year after the Charlottesville protests, the Catholic Church in the United States appears to be still struggling to reckon with America’s “original sin.” Read more Related Posts:Psychologists struggling as NZ’s mental health crisis…America’s highest civilian honour awarded to Catholic sisterSuccess of mobile payments company depends on Catholic…Support workers struggling as fuel prices outstrip…

Ex-KKK member-turned-priest confesses, apologises, takes leave

Thursday, August 24th, 2017

A priest in the US has published a statement confessing his Ku Klux Klan past. He joined the KKK as an “impressionable young man” he says. In his Arlington Catholic Herald editorial William Aitcheson says images from last week’s deadly white supremacist and white nationalist rally in Charlottesville “brought back memories of a bleak period Read more

The clergy who stared down white supremacists in Charlottesville

Thursday, August 17th, 2017

Asked what it was like to march through the streets of Charlottesville, Virginia over the weekend, evangelical author and founder Lisa Sharon Harper was blunt. “It really felt like every step you take could be your last,” she said, later adding: “With each step, I just kept holding on to the call to love.” Read more