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Racial Justice and the Catholic Church
In 1979, the U.S.C.C.B stated that the Catholic Church “cannot remain silent about the racial injustices in society and its own structures.” The editors of America have explored how the Catholic Church has been complicit in the sin of racism and the ways it has begun to move toward reconciliation. America, along with a variety of authors, has explored the effects of racism on Catholics of color and civil rights movements such as the Black Lives Matter movement. Here is a collection of some of our best content on racial justice and the Catholic Church.
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