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Michigan Catholic priest compared BLM to 9/11 attackers

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Posted at 8:58 PM, Sep 15, 2020
and last updated 2020-09-15 20:58:13-04

DEARBORN, Mich. (AP) — The pastor of a Roman Catholic church in suburban Detroit is apologizing after a fellow priest likened Black Lives Matter to the people responsible for the 9/11 attacks.

The Rev. Paul Graney used a weekend homily to rail against BLM, whose goal is to eradicate systemic racism and to oppose violence against Black people.

Graney is a priest at Church of the Divine Child in Dearborn. Graney says BLM is “anti-family” and “evil.”

The Rev. Bob McCabe says Graney's homily created “confusion and chaos.”

McCabe says “every person is sacred in the eyes of God.”