Suffering

Total 17 Posts

Reflection: Rwandan martyrs Cyprien and Daphrose Rugamba modeled pacifism, prayer

A devout Catholic couple and several of their children were among the victims of the Rwandan Genocide. Nancy Saro reflects on their witness as their canonization cause advances.

Opinion: Climate change is a Black Catholic issue, too

Ahead of the COP26 climate change summit in Glasgow, Alessandra Harris argues that climate change is a matter of racism, faith, and action.

Interview: Fr Amado Picardal, CSsR, faithful witness amidst state violence in the Philippines

Zuri Davis shares an interview from 2019 with a peaceful freedom fighter overseas who is also a Redemptorist priest and hermit.

Statement from the National Association of Black Catholic Administrators on abuse of Haitian migrants

The nation's diocesan Black Catholic ministry directors lament the ongoing border crisis with Haitian migrants, and the dehumanizing response.

'A betrayal': Black Catholic head of National Urban League blasts Republican lawmakers for opposition to police reform act

The head of a leading civil rights organization has called the news of yet another dead police reform bill "unacceptable", as Congress continues to stall.

On this feast of St Cyprian, African bishop and martyr, remember his faithful ministry during a pandemic

A more than decade-long pandemic in the 3rd century brought out the best in an African saint and the Christian Church. What does it teach us today?

Opinion: What to the slave is George Washington's Mount Vernon?

Gunnar Gundersen visits one of the most famous historical sites in American history. It's also a slave plantation.
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