The archbishop of Minsk-Mohilev has spoken out in defense of protesters following a disputed presidential election Aug. 9, 2020.
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Describing Archbishop Ndlovu as an “errant and evil bishop,” the country’s Minister of Information, Monica Mutsvangwa, accused the Archbishop of seeking to heighten ethnic divisions.
The incident took place June 27 near the Apotheosis of St. Louis statue, which sits in the city’s Forest Park in front of the Saint Louis Art Museum.
In a July 5 statement, Bishop Jaime Soto of Sacramento said that while “the group’s actions may have been meant to draw attention to the sorrowful, angry memories over California’s past,” their “act of vandalism does little to build the future.”
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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.
By their words, Cuomo and de Blasio endorsed “what they knew was a flagrant disregard of the outdoor limits and social distancing rules,” the judge said, thus sending “a clear message that mass protests are deserving of preferential treatment.”
Assistant Attorney General for Civil Rights Eric Dreiband’s June 19 letter said the demonstrations in New York raised “several civil rights concerns,” while de Blasio’s statements and actions “raised substantial concerns about New York City’s commitment to evenhanded application of robust First Amendment protections.”
Montgomery County is still restricting religious services to just drive-in or remote services, according to the June 1 Executive Order No. 070-20.