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Bryan Massingale

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Bryan Massingale, S.T.D. is a priest of the Archdiocese of Milwaukee and professor of theology at Fordham University in New York. Former president of the Catholic Theological Society of America, Fr. Massingale has authored two books and more than eighty articles, book chapters, and book reviews. His monograph, Racial Justice and the Catholic Church (2010), received a First Place Book Award from the Catholic Press Association of the U.S. and Canada. Massingale has served as a consultant to the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops, providing theological assistance on issues such as criminal justice, capital punishment, environmental justice, and affirmative action. He has also been a theological consultant for the National Black Catholic Congress, Catholic Charities USA, the Catholic Health Association and the National Catholic AIDS Network.

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Ignorance, indifference and fear fuel racism

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Racism, in various forms, regularly raises its ugly head in South Africa. However, racism is a global phenomenon. The Catholic bishops in South Africa have, for Lent, asked the Church to reflect on racism. Professor of theological and social ethics at Fordham University in New York, Fr Bryan Massingale says that most fundamentally racism is a soul-sickness.

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Fr Bryan Massingale is a well-known advocate for justice. In July, he took part in a panel discussion in Chicago entitled 'The Theological Mandate for LGBTI Justice Work'. He says that the "resurrection is about what God can bring forth out of tragedy, failure, and death.

How Martin Luther King Jr.’s prayer life moved him to act for justice

This month we commemorate the 50th anniversary of the assassination of Martin Luther King Jr.  Here, Fr Bryan Massingale reflects on the spiritual life of America's civil rights hero and the importance it held for him. Fr Massingale will be the lecturer for the 2018 Winter Living Theology series in South Africa this June and July.  

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