African-American Bishop Speaks from Experience About Racism in America

Bishop Edward K. Braxton has seen the ugly face of racism up close and personal--and so is uniquely qualified to speak out about Ferguson and other flashpoints in America's racial history.  This week Bishop Braxton, the bishop of Belleville, issued a pastoral letter on the racial divide in the United States.In the prologue of his letter published January 1, 2015, for the World Day of Peace, Bishop Braxton invited Catholics to imagine a United States in which a majority of Catholics were of … [Read more...]

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Anti-Catholic Slurs Bring One-Year Suspension for Wisconsin Attorney

Rebekah Mariya Nett doesn't think much of Catholics.  The attorney said as much during a bankruptcy case involving a subsidiary of the Wisconsin-based Dr. R.C. Samanta Roy Institute of Science and Technology.  According to a report from EWTN News, Ms. Nett:called U.S. Bankruptcy Judge Nancy Dreher a "black-robed bigot" and a "Catholic Knight Witch Hunter." called one trustee in the case a "Jesuitess." called another trustee a "priest's boy."There was more:  The outspoken attorney acc … [Read more...]

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Jewish Extremists Target Christians, Muslims in the Holy Land

On April 1, a Catholic monastery dedicated to Mary, Queen of Palestine, near Beit Shemesh, west of Jerusalem, was vandalized.  Anti-Christian graffiti on the monastery walls said "Jesus is a monkey, Mary is a cow."  Tires were slashed on five vehicles.Two days later, on April 3 in the Israeli town of Jish, a Maronite community near Safed in the north, the hate-filled message "Only non-Jews should be removed from our country" was painted on the walls.  Forty vehicles had their tires sl … [Read more...]

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