Watch the first Zoom session introducing the Birth of a Movement study circles

Watch our first Zoom session for the Birth of a Movement study circles introducing the book Birth of a Movement: Black Lives Matter and the Catholic Church by Olga Segura. The first session featured Pearlette Springer, coordinator of the Pax Christi Anti-Racism Team, coordinator of Black Catholic Ministry for the Archdiocese of Indianapolis, and member of … Continue reading Watch the first Zoom session introducing the Birth of a Movement study circles

Post-traumatic stress at its finest: After the trial, when does the healing begin?

by Pearlette SpringerPax Christi Anti-Racism Team Chairperson I recently read an article written by Penn Rhodeen, "The Crucifixion of George Floyd". In this article, Rhodeen contrasts and compares lynching to crucifixion. The analysis revealed that lynching is a mob action, not condoned or authorized by government entities. Crucifixion, as we have seen with Jesus Christ, … Continue reading Post-traumatic stress at its finest: After the trial, when does the healing begin?