MLK Pastoral Letter

Successor to Martin Luther King Jr. urges unity in cathedral sermon

The Rev. Dr. Raphael G. Warnock, senior pastor of Atlanta’s historic Ebenezer Baptist Church, gave a rousing sermon at the Cathedral of Mary Our Queen in Homeland at an April 12 interfaith/ecumenical prayer service to commemorate the 50th anniversary of the death of the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.
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Interfaith prayer service for MLK features Atlanta pastor

The son of two Pentecostal pastors, Rev. Warnock responded to the call of ministry at a very early age, and at age 35, became the fifth and the youngest person ever called to the senior pastorate of Ebenezer Baptist Church, founded in 1886.
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To honor Rev. King, ‘deepen’ commitment to work for justice, bishops urge

As the most prominent civil rights activist of his time, Rev. King fought for all races and against a system that promoted racism and racial divide
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Archbishop Lori pens pastoral letter on Martin Luther King Jr., nonviolence

The upcoming 50th anniversary of the assassination of the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. prompted Baltimore Archbishop William E. Lori to write a pastoral letter on the civil rights leader’s principles of nonviolence.
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Media Coverage of Cardinal Lawrence Shehan’s testimony in support of fair housing

During a 1966 hearing before the Baltimore City Council, Cardinal Lawrence Shehan testified in support of a fair housing bill. His appearance provokes boos and jeers from some in the audience.
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