Por Lourdes de Domenzain
As government officials begin to slowly lift restrictions on our lives and economy, experts are talking about the repercussions of this pandemic. If we are going to overcome these significant challenges, it has been said we will need a spirit of creativity, co-operation and determination. From a Christian perspective, I would also say that we need the Holy Spirit. When […]
Washington, D.C. Newsroom, May 29, 2020 / 08:00 pm (CNA).- The love of Christ can overcome the sin of racism, the pastor of a historic Minnesota African-American parish said Friday, at a prayer service in the aftermath of the protests and riots in St. Paul and Minneapolis following the death of George Floyd in police custody.
“Racism,” said Fr. Erich Rutten said, “is a very deep sin in our souls. In not only our personal souls, but in the soul of our country.”
“To get past it, we need the love of Christ,” he said. “We need to get out of our comfort zones and encounter one another. Pope Francis says so often that we need to truly encounter one another.”
LifeSite had launched a petition asking the Trudeau government to add the phrase ‘contrary to applicable laws’ to protect religious businesses.
One pro-life leader called the rule ‘anti-democratic’ and declared that it acts ‘as a gag law to small grassroots organizations like ours.’
Cardinal Angelo Comastri has been a beautiful encouragement and witness to the Faith during these months of trial.
‘When the virtual background of a Zoom meeting attendee has pictures of his or her wedding, it unintentionally reinforces the idea that marriage is most fitting between opposite sexes.’