Racism - United States Conference of Catholic Bishops
In some places around the world, racial hatred is increasing
WASHINGTON—The following is a statement released by theU.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops' Executive Committee in support of the newAd Hoc Committee Against Racism. The committee focuses on addressing thesin of racism in our society and the urgent need to come together to findsolutions. Bishop George V. Murry, SJ of Youngstown, Ohio has been namedchairman of the committee by Cardinal Daniel N. DiNardo of Galveston-Houston,President of the USCCB. The committee was formed upon the unanimousrecommendation of the U.S. Bishops Conference Executive Committee and inconsultation with members of the USCCB's Committee on Priorities and Plans.
The specific problem is: repetition, organisation, coherence
- A Statement by the Administrative Board, National Catholic Welfare Conference (August 23, 1963) that reaffirms the U.S. Catholic bishops' official position against racial discrimination and segregation.