Martin Luther King Jr.: “Love your enemies…love has redemptive power”

“Now there is a final reason I think that Jesus says, “Love your enemies.” It is this: that love has within it a redemptive power. And there is a power there that eventually transforms individuals. That’s why Jesus says, “Love your enemies.” Because if you hate your enemies, you have no way to redeem and [Read More...]

Worth a thousand words: Dr. King's priests

Catholic priests often stood side-by-side with the Civil Rights leader: below, Fr. Theodore Hesburgh (second from left) with Martin Luther King, Jr. You can read more about Catholics and the Civil Rights movement here. [Read more...]