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Saturday, June 13th, 2020

 

Martin Gugino is a Catholic peace activist, not an ‘Antifa provocateur,’ friends say

by: Yonat Shimron June 9, 2020 (RNS) — Is Martin Gugino an Antifa provocateur? Or a beloved Catholic peace activist who was the victim of police brutality in Buffalo, New York? A Tuesday morning (June 9) tweet from President Donald Trump suggested the former, drawing a wave of shock and outrage from friends of the 75-year-old activist who was shoved to the ground by Buffalo police during a protest last Thursday outside City Hall. The incident, captured on video, went viral and has become symbolic of the kind of policeRead More


Faith rally on Sunday at 5 p.m.

Aurora community prayer service for ‘Social Justice, Reconciliation & Healing’ set for Sunday

St. John AME

AURORA, Ill., June 12, 2020 — A call to prayer for “Social Justice, Reconciliation & Healing” will be held outdoors Sunday, June 14, from 5 to 6:30 p.m. at St. John AME Church Cathedral of Grace, 2950 Bilter Rd. in Aurora.   The public is invited. Admission and parking are free.   Face masks and social distancing are required. Lawn chairs are permitted.   The ecumenical event is co-hosted by Fox Valley Christian Ministerial Alliance, Wesley United Methodist Church, Progressive Baptist Church, New England Congregational Church, Temple B’Nai Israel andRead More