August 10, 2018

Black Lives Matter demonstrators are seen near Lafayette Square in Washington Aug. 12, during the start of the white nationalists' rally "Unite the Right 2." (CNS photo / Tyler Orsburn)

"As protestors have reminded us, those still burdened by the legacy of slavery know in a deep and visceral way what it feels like to be aliens in their own city, to see their lives given little account. Yes, we need to pray today for the gift of peace, a gift that God yearns to give us. But we must heed to God's challenge to build justice."

—Sister of St. Joseph of Carondelet Danielle Bonetti, quoted in "LCWR assembly reaffirms commitment to addressing 'the sin of racism,' " published at Global Sisters Report