Bishop Braxton to speak on religion and the racial divide in the U.S.

Bishop Edward Braxton of Belleville, Ill., will give two talks at The Catholic University of America, 640 Michigan Ave., N.E., Washington, Sept. 21. The bishop will share his personal experiences of the new awareness of the racial divide and the need for Catholics to address it during “The Catholic Church and the Racial Divide in the United States” in Father O’Connell Hall, Heritage Hall at 3 p.m. It will be livestreamed at


He  will then share his painful personal experience of attending the wake of 14-year-old Emmett Till in 1955 during “The Catholic Church and the Black Lives Matter Movement: The Racial Divide in the United States Revisited,” in the Edward J. Pryzbyla Center, Great Room at 8 p.m.

Find out more

Call 202/319-5600 or go to

© Arlington Catholic Herald 2017