With the exception of a few courageous bishops, most Catholic leaders have remained silent about the mob’s destruction of the statues of the Father of California’s Catholic missions, St. Junipero Serra — replete with the callous desecration of the sacred symbol of the crucifix.
It may be time now for the laity to get involved in the debate as Black Lives Matter advocates are now promising to destroy the sacred statues, religious stained glass, and revered icons that adorn Catholic churches. Claiming that the “European” depictions of Jesus are a “gross form of white supremacy,” Shaun King, one of the most well-known Black Lives Matter activists, is demanding that “they should all come down.”
Driven by anti-Catholic animus, Black Lives Matter leaders like King — a former pastor of a non-denominational church — are now demanding that all images of what King calls “white European Jesus” must be removed and replaced with images of Christ as a black man. A writer-in-residence at Harvard Law School’s Fair Punishment Projects, Shaun King warned more than one million of his Twitter followers that
the statues of the white Europeans they claim is Jesus should come down. They are a form of white supremacy. Always have been … All murals and stained glass windows of white Jesus and his European mother and their white friends should also come down. They are a gross form of white supremacy. Created as tools of oppression. Racist propaganda. They should all come down.
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