April 4, 2018

Cherry blossoms surround the Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial April 2 in Washington. April 4 marks the 50th anniversary of the death of the civil rights leader in Memphis. (CNS / Octavio Duran)

"I could hear the quiet reassurance of an inner voice, saying, 'Stand up for righteousness, stand up for truth. God will be at your side forever.' "

—the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr., quoted in "Merton and King: spiritual brothers who never had a chance to meet," published on National Catholic Reporter

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