In the beginning of the email, Garvey wrote that the celebration of Christmas is about the mystery of God becoming man, while noting that “the reverse is not true: man cannot aspire to become God.”
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Replace ‘George Floyd’ Christ with ‘Uncontroversial’ Art, Catholic University Student Government Says
“The purpose of sacred art is not to make a political statement but to promote worship, adoration, and faith ‘in the transcendent mystery of God’,” said the resolution, citing the Catechism of the Catholic Church.
“Many see the male figure as George Floyd,” Garvey said in the email, “but our Law School has always seen the figure as Jesus.”
Pope Francis compared popular movements to the Good Samaritan, and said that these two things reminded him of the protests which happened because of the death of George Floyd, a 46-year-old black man killed in Minneapolis, Minnesota on May 25, 2020, by police officer Derek Chauvin.
After Derek Chauvin Sentencing, Minneapolis Archbishop Hebda Prays for Peace and Racial Reconciliation
Derek Chauvin, the former Minneapolis police officer convicted on three charges of unintentional second-degree murder, third-degree murder, and second-degree manslaughter for the murder of George Floyd in May 2020, was sentenced to 22 ½ years in prison on Friday.
Racial justice is a noble quest for the Church and society.
Speaking to Register after Tuesday’s conviction of the former police officer for the death of George Floyd, these Catholics said they find relief and hope in the trial’s outcome.
Pope Francis requested the meeting last week because he wanted to learn more about the American athletes’ social justice advocacy.
Cardinal Michael Fitzgerald, who lives in retirement in a parish in Liverpool, England, said that members of his religious community were following the worldwide protests after George Floyd died in police custody in Minneapolis May 25.
The Church offers guidance on how to maintain the common good in society while also safeguarding individual liberties as a basis for any significant discussion about law enforcement reform.