cross-burning

“You became my target at the time because I did not believe that people of different races should live together,” Rev. William Aitcheson. Would you accept an apology from a former Ku Klux Klan member who burned a cross on your lawn 40 years ago? Phillip and Barbara Butler are faced with this real-life question. […]

WASHINGTON (AP) — Phillip and Barbara Butler hadn’t given much thought to the man who burned a cross on their front lawn 40 years ago. Then they heard the startling news Tuesday that the perpetrator had become a priest and was ministering to Catholics not far from their home. “I didn’t know what to say. […]