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placeholder September 4, 2017   •   VOL. 55, NO. 15   •   Oakland, CA
Bishop Barber responds to hate marches

Most Rev.
Michael C. Barber, SJ

Bishop Michael C. Barber, SJ, joins other local faith leaders in encouraging acts of kindness and peace in response to recent violent protests, including the tragedy in Charlottesville, Virginia, on Aug. 11-12 and in the Bay Area on Aug. 26-27.

He issued the following statement:

"Hatred has no place in the hearts and minds of Christians. Our love of Christ compels us to treat people of all races and nationalities as our brothers and sisters, with generous kindness and sincere love. I ask all Catholics in the Diocese of Oakland to join me in praying for those who have been harmed or threatened by the evil ideology of racism.

May they be delivered from hatred by our unrelenting embrace of solidarity and unity, and may our children especially be healed from the violence and terrible words and images they have witnessed these days. May the Word of Life replace words of fear and intimidation."

 
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