RACISM: ‘America’s original sin’ manifests itself again in Charleston shootings

by Mark Pattinson, Catholic News Service WASHINGTON (CNS) -- Lisa Sharon Harper, director of organizing for the Sojourners community in Washington, defined "America's original sin" as "racial hierarchy" at a June 15 conference on solidarity and faith issues in the nation's capital. Two days later, that sin reappeared in a shocking and conscience-troubling way, as … Continue reading RACISM: ‘America’s original sin’ manifests itself again in Charleston shootings

STATEMENT: Pax Christi USA official statement on the massacre in Charleston, S.C.

Today, many people in the United States continue to grapple with the obscenity of evil delivered by the mass murder on June 17th of nine innocent men and women inside the Emanuel AME Church in Charleston, South Carolina. These were welcoming, faith-filled women and men gathered in a Bible study group who had welcomed a … Continue reading STATEMENT: Pax Christi USA official statement on the massacre in Charleston, S.C.