Detroit's Cardinal-Archbishop on Rosa Parks

24 Oct, 2005, 01:00 ET from Archdiocese of Detroit

    DETROIT, Oct. 24 /PRNewswire/ -- Detroit's archbishop, Cardinal Adam
 Maida, reacts to the death of Civil Rights pioneer Rosa Parks:
 
     "In her own simple way, Rosa Parks changed the history of our nation.  She
      forced us to recognize the dignity of every person.  She was a prophet -
      a common instrument of God inviting us and challenging us to a new vision
      of solidarity, equality and justice.  We were blessed to have her as
      citizen of Detroit."
 
                                             Statement from
                                             Cardinal Adam Maida
                                             Archbishop of Detroit
                                             Issued Monday, 24th October 2005
                                             (22h35)
 
 

SOURCE Archdiocese of Detroit
    DETROIT, Oct. 24 /PRNewswire/ -- Detroit's archbishop, Cardinal Adam
 Maida, reacts to the death of Civil Rights pioneer Rosa Parks:
 
     "In her own simple way, Rosa Parks changed the history of our nation.  She
      forced us to recognize the dignity of every person.  She was a prophet -
      a common instrument of God inviting us and challenging us to a new vision
      of solidarity, equality and justice.  We were blessed to have her as
      citizen of Detroit."
 
                                             Statement from
                                             Cardinal Adam Maida
                                             Archbishop of Detroit
                                             Issued Monday, 24th October 2005
                                             (22h35)
 
 SOURCE  Archdiocese of Detroit