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Opening our hearts to heal the racial divide

“Racism is a sin that constitutes a serious offense against God.” – Pope Saint John Paul II

The U.S. Bishops and Pope Francis have spoken forcefully against the sin of racism, emphasizing the need to respect the God-given human dignity of all people.  Below, you will find some of the statements issued by the bishops, including Bishop Robert Deeley, as well as a statment issued by the Holy Father.