Editorial & Opinion

Catholic Foundation of Michigan can provide powerful Catholic connections

The Catholic Foundation of Michigan is a new lay-led, nonprofit 501(c)(3) corporation created to serve at the center of Catholic philanthropy in southeast Michigan. Its mission is to inspire charitable giving and assist generous donors in providing for the long-term needs of Catholic parishes, schools, ministries and nonprofit organizations in southeast Michigan through investments that…

Understanding the roots of the crisis

Archbishop Allen Vigneron

Editor’s Note: Over 20 issues, The Michigan Catholic is bringing you, in bite-sized chunks, Archbishop Vigneron’s pastoral letter, Unleash the Gospel. Below is the fourth of 20 excerpts, taken from the letter’s third section, its “Catechetical Exposition.” To read the whole letter — or to catch up on sections you’ve missed — visit www.unleashthegospel.org.  …

Taking steps to overcome racism

On Twitter several months ago, Pope Francis posted that “we must overcome all forms of racism, of intolerance and of the instrumentalization of the human person.” That tweet has resonated with audiences, receiving more than 65,000 likes and almost 23,500 shares. The tweet’s message and the Catholic Church’s teaching on racism is worth sharing in…