Tagged: racism

Challenging Our Misunderstandings

One does not have to do much digging to discover that opposition to the Black Lives Matter movement has moved onto a new subject: critical race theory (CRT). Perhaps what we have seen in recent days as various politicians have...

Challenging Our Misunderstandings

We’re All Woke Now: Catholics and CRT

The world of American conservatism (and thus also a large segment of the world of American Catholicism) is embroiled in yet another moral panic: this time regarding what is described as Critical Race Theory. What most people mean when they...

We’re All Woke Now: Catholics and CRT

Repudiating the Doctrine of Discovery

A few days ago Religion News Service (RNS) ran an article by Jack Jenkins on Douglas Lucia, the Bishop of Syracuse, New York. Lucia has denounced something called the “doctrine of discovery,” and has called on the US bishops to...

Repudiating the Doctrine of Discovery

From Cancellation to Transformation

Cancel Culture, a term of recent origin often possessing a negative connotation, usually occurs after a person’s offensive words or harmful actions become public. The outcry from the public can lead to the person’s loss of employment, status, and/or reputation—thereby...

From Cancellation to Transformation