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San Antonio archbishop decries racism, divisive rhetoric

November 16, 2017

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CWN Editor's Note: “When the Declaration of Independence and the US Constitution were first adopted, the primary concern of the drafters was male land-owners rather than women and children, the poor, slaves,” said Archbishop Gustavo GarcĂ­a-Siller. “Racism has deep roots here and extends to all people of color—Blacks, Latinos, Native Americans, Asians and Pacific Islanders.”

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  • Posted by: Randal Mandock - Nov. 16, 2017 12:53 PM ET USA

    "Racism has deep roots here and extends to all people of color...animosity against Jews, Muslims, and communities of faith." He conspicuously left out the recognized most persecuted group on earth: Christians. He also neglected to cite the FBI statistics referenced here today: 909 (21.4% of total) victims of "anti-white" "hate crimes." I must not have been paying attention to his lamentations during the last 8 years when divisiveness became an institution and tool of government. Go to Confession