In their pastoral letter Open Wide Our Hearts: The Enduring Call to Love, the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops (USCCB) has stated that “Racist acts are sinful because they violate justice. They reveal a failure to acknowledge the human dignity of the persons offended, to recognize them as the neighbors Christ calls us to love (Mt 22:39).” (Open Wide Our Hearts, USCCB, 2018)
Please check the resources below to fight the sin of racism as well as support the development of ministry leaders’ intercultural competency skills.
National Black Catholic Resources
- Subcommittee on African American Affairs, United States Conference of Catholic Bishops (USCCB)USCCB Resources for Black Catholics
- National Black Catholic Congress (NBCC)
- National Association of African Catholic in the United States (NAACUS)
- Knights of Peter Claver, Inc./Knights of Peter Claver Ladies Auxiliary