Category : Bishop's Statement

Bishop Cantú’s Statement on guilty verdict in the trial of Derek Chauvin

  In the 2018 pastoral letter of the US bishops against racism, “Open Wide Our Hearts,” we stated that for people of color, “interactions with police are often fraught with fear and even danger.” How sadly prophetic that statement was in the case of George Floyd, killed by police last summer. T

Bishop Cantú’s Statement on Cesar Chavez Day

On this Cesar Chavez Day, join me in recognizing the tremendous labor that farmworkers, especially those across California, have carried out during this pandemic, risking their lives to keep food in our pantries and on our tables.  They have been on the front line, picking crops – despite the danger