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A NOTE FROM OUR PUBLISHER: President Joe Biden has spoken often about the need for unity — this is critical today when our nation is so bitterly divided. Americans must strive to come together, but achieving this will be difficult. Unity can't mean compromising deeply held religious beliefs especially regarding human life.
In a message addressed to King’s daughter, Bernice A. King, Pope Francis said that it was imperative to see people “in the truth of our shared dignity as children of Almighty God.”
Bishop Burbidge said the diocese has worked to fight racism through prayer, education, and action.
King remembered that her uncle used to say that faith is “like climbing a staircase; you take one step at a time and the faith builds."
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Commemorations will include a moment of silence and a worldwide bell-ringing campaign, in addition to Mass in Memphis.
Sister Mary Antona Ebo marched with the civil-rights leader in 1965. Other sisters worked at the Catholic hospital where King died.
The trap of choosing the picture we like over the picture we need