Resources and Statements

  • USCCB Ad Hoc Committee on Racism

    Seeking to teach about and to witness to the intrinsic dignity of the human person as an antidote to the grave sin of racism.   Read more...

  • USCCB Ad Hoc Committee Against Racism-Mandate

  • Catholic Social Teachings and African American Communities by Fr. matthew Hawkins

    The times that we live in, as was true of every historical period before us, provides a "teachable moment". This is an invitation to examine contemporary issues, problems, and possibilities in light of Catholic Social teaching over the past 130 years.  Read more...

  • Towards a Catholic Understanding of the Phrase Black Lives Matter

    Properly understood, “Black Lives Matter” is an expression of fundamental Catholic values of family, community, universality, life, and faith by Fr. Matthew Hawkins.  Read more...

  • Conversations on Race

    A series of webinars to discuss the importance of race in our Church, our communities, and in our families. Featuring experts in academia and ministry, we will explore the sin of racism and what we can do together to change our hearts and minds.  Read more...

  • Faith in Action: Resources for Today’s Anti-Racist Catholic

    As Catholics, we are called to recognize the dignity of every human life. Scripture tells us we are all made in the image and likeness of God, and our faith calls us to treat each other accordingly.  This post will be regularly updated as the conversation continues. Read more...