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Are We Standing in the Right Place?
In the wake of decades of horrific child sexual abuse by Catholic priests and unconscionable cover-up by those in higher authority, the Catholic Church is facing a challenge even bigger than the scandal itself. It is faced with the dazed and confused voices of its own faithful asking questions like these: How could this have…
Race for Reconciliation
The Race For Reconciliation at Tower Grove Park took off on Saturday, September 30. This was the second annual race sponsored by St. Louis Reconciliation Network (STLRN), RECON Community Partner. The Mission of STLRN is “to heal the broken race relations of the St. Louis region by harnessing the potential collective power of its diverse…
Confronting the Sin of Racism
Most Reverend George V. Murry, S.J., Bishop of Youngstown, Ohio, and chairman of the USCCB Ad Hoc Committee Against Racism, was scheduled to deliver a special presentation in St. Louis on March 22, 2018 entitled: ‘The Church as a Consistent Voice to Eradicate Racism.’ He was unable to attend, due to health concerns. The Diocese…
St. Louis Catholics Called To Reconciliation and Healing
On August 17, 2018, the Most Reverend Robert J. Carlson, Archbishop of St. Louis, hosted a Listening Session at the Richard Al Chaifetz School of Business at St. Louis University. “Listening, Learning, Leaning on God: Stories of Brokenness with a Call to Reconciliation and Change,” marked the first of many such sessions planed for Catholic…
Religious Leaders Discuss Overcoming Polarization Through Dialogue, Dispelling Fear
Nicole Hudson on “Visioning Equity: Writing the Story of an Equitable St. Louis” RECON’s Summer 2018 Event
Nicole Hudson, Deputy Mayor for Racial Equity and Priority Initiatives for the City of St. Louis, addressed the June 13, 2018 RECON event with her thoughts on Visioning Equity: Writing the Story of an Equitable St. Louis. Her remarks began with a brief history of her parents’ careers, including their trailblazing academic achievements. “They did…
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