Santa Clara University Announces Blue Ribbon Commission to Advance Diversity

SANTA CLARA, CA – In a time of heightened global attention to racial and social issues impacting people of color signified by unrest across the nation’s campuses, Santa Clara University has announced that they will initiate a Blue Ribbon Commission on Diversity and Inclusion. Other institutions in the Jesuit network are responding as well.

U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops Release Statement on Race Relations

The U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops (USCCB) approved a statement on race relations delivered by Archbishop Joseph E. Kurtz, of Louisville, Kentucky, president of the USCCB, at their annual Spring General Assembly, June 10.

I lift up Trayvon today

I lift up Trayvon today and all people who have been killed or harmed while unarmed. I pray that Love will always prevail. It is my hope that the sum of our individual reflection on inner bias, hate, and quickness to violence will amount to a great, more loving future.