Racial Justice
"Racism is a sin, a sin that divides the human family."

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Brothers and Sisters to Us


Eyes to See: An Anti-Racism Examen Association of Jesuit Colleges and Universities
The Church and Racism: Towards a More Fraternal Society, Part 1 Pontifical Commission Justice and Peace
The Church and Racism: Towards a More Fraternal Society, Part 2 Pontifical Commission Justice and Peace
Brothers and Sisters to Us US Bishops
Open Wide Our Hearts: The Enduring Call to Love - A Pastoral Letter Against Racism US Bishops
Eliminate Racial and Religious Discrimination: See Every Person as My Sister or Brother Episcopal Commission for Social Affairs and the Episcopal Commission for Interfaith Dialogue, Canadian Conference of Catholic Bishops
Dwell In My Love Francis Cardinal George
Solidarity: Arduous Journey to the "Promised Land" Bishop Sean P. O'Malley, OFM Cap.
Freed in Christ: Race, Ethnicity and Culture Evangelical Lutheran Church in America
Racial Reconciliation Manifesto Pentecostal statement
International Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Racial Discrimination
Declaration on Race and Racial Prejudice General Conference of the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization

Articles in Church Life Journal, a journal of the McGrath Institute for Church Life
Ingredients for Developing a Catholic Anti-Racist Curriculum Terence Sweeney
Confronting Systemic Racism in a Post-Truth World Abigail Bodeau and Isaac Kimmel
A Bishop Speaks Out About Racism: An Interview With Auxiliary Bishop Joseph N. Perry Conor Dugan
One-Liners on Race From the Pope and Other Catholic Officials Won't Do Anymore Paulinus Ikechukwu Odozor
Whiteness as an Ecclesiological Heresy Joseph Flipper
Is the Bible Racist? Yves Congar
You Can't Be Uncommitted to This Problem Theodore Hesburgh
The Moment in Race Relations That Keeps Repeating Itself Angela Alaimo O'Donnell
Prayer and the Shame From Racism Sheila Wise Rowe

Articles from the US Catholic
Called to justice: Anti-racism work is a vital part of parish ministry. Why are so many Catholics uncomfortable with it? Rebecca Brauen Weiss
'Hate has no home here': Catholic colleges and universities are tackling new initiatives as they journey to become anti-racist Katie Bahr
Open minds, open hearts: Catholics must talk about race without judgment or political agenda, says this bishop emeritus Bishop Edward K. Braxton

Articles from the Cross Currents
Race: Fifty Years Later Stanley Hauerwas
Religion, Political Democracy, and Specters of Race James Logan
The Future of Sexual Inclusion: Anti-Black Racism, Black Patriarchy, and Prospects for Political Democracy Keri Day
America's Original Sin: The Legacy of White Racism Jim Wallis
Race and Religion: The Elixir of Separation William W. Maxwell
When the Mahatma Met Jesus: Gandhianism, African American Evangelism and the Fight for Racial Justice Ray Arsenault

Articles from the Journal of Religion and Society
Denominational Differences in White Christian Housing-related Racial Attitudes R. Khari Brown
Why This Old Racism? The Intersection of Race and Religion in Ancient and Modern Times Guy Lancaster
Race, Truth, and Reconciliation in the United States: Reflections on Desmond Tutu's Proposal Will Gravely

Articles from JustSouth Quarterly at Loyola University New Orleans
Racism is a Life Issue Nik Mitchell, PH.D
The Mystery of Evil in the Racial Divide Thomas F. Clark, SJ
The Monstrous Elegance of White Supremacy Alex Mikulich, PH.D

Articles from Catholic Theological Ethics in the World Church
If You Sow Lies You Will Reap Violence: America's Original Sin is Anti-Black Racism Mary Jo Iozzio
Poetry and Racism Nicholas Postlethwaite

Articles in Compass Review, a Review of Topical Theology published quarterly by the Australian Province of the Missionaries of the Sacred Heart
Racism in Australian History John Wilcken SJ
Tampering with the Racism Conference Sue Harris

Articles in Theological Studies, a quarterly journal of theology published by the Jesuits of the United States and Canada
For what shall we repent? Reflections on the American Bishops, Their Teaching, and Slavery in the United States, 1839-1861 Joseph E. Capizzi
James Cone and Recent Catholic Episcopal Teaching on Racism Bryan N. Massingale

Articles in Proceedings of the Catholic Theological Society of America
Current Theological Questions in Race Relations Joseph T. Leonard
Moral Aspects of Segregation in Education Francis J. Gilligan

Articles from Patheos
Racism Is a God-Damned Thing Father John Markoe, S.J.
The Catholic Church as a White Space David Cruz-Uribe

Articles from the Canopy Forum, a digital publication from the Center for the Study of Law and Religion at Emory University
Defining the True Meaning of Racism: The Law & Religion of Colonial America, by Audra L. Savage, Part I | Part II | Part III
Religious Racism: An Overlooked Form of Anti-Black Prejudice Danielle Boaz

Articles in Thinking Faith, the online journal of the Jesuits in Britain
Racial Justice Sunday: Do I Love My Neighbour? Patsy Cummings
Who do you say I am? Patsy Cummings

Articles from other sourcesatheos
Act Justly: Healing Racism through Faith Rev. Maurice Henry Sands
Racial Justice--Engaging the Structure of Oppression
"We Walk By Faith": Religion and Race During the Civil Rights Movement Logan Edwards
Unity and Diversity: The Church, Race and Ethnicity Sujit Sivasundaram
Environmental Racism and Black Theology: James H. Cone Instructs Us on Witness Marguerite L. Spencer
Confessions of a White Catholic Racist Theologian Jon Nilson
Race Relations and Modern Church-State Relations Thomas C. Berg
Prophets of the Apocalypse: White Supremacy and the Theology of Christian Identity Dennis Tourish and Tim Wohlforth
Racial Segregation in American Churches and its Implications for School Vouchers Robert K. Vischer
Whose Earth Is It Anyway? James H. Cone
A Christian Alternative to Racism and Antisemitism David R. Mason
Recovery from Racism Requires a Program Clarence Williams
Why Should We Care About Racial Inequlity Per Se ? Glenn Loury
The Problem of Racism on the Threshold of the 21st Century Rigoberta Menchu Tum
Racism and the Bible Daniel Boyarin
Affirmative Action: Twenty-five Years of Controversy Claire Andre, Manuel Velasquez, and Tim Mazur
The Biblical Offense of Racism Doug M. Jones
The Catholic Church And Racism: The Racial Point of View is Foreign to the Catholic Church Joseph K. Anderson

Resources for Countering White Supremacy and Racism
Anti-racism Policy of The United Church of Canada
Race and Racism at the 1886 Knights of Labor Convention
Systemic Racism, Police Brutality, and the Killing of George Floyd
Racial justice and gender equity Mennonite Central Committee

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