Anti-Racism: Continues at local level

Purpose: To advance the elimination of racism in our church by fostering interracial dialogue, inter-faith exchange, homiletic resources and parish prayer service models, and the formation of friendship with people from various racial backgrounds.

Contact: Bob Reinhart, breino35@att.net or Dick Notter, ren132@aol.com // AUSCP Liaison: Clarence Williams, frclarence@live.com // For further information or to offer your thoughts, please contact AUSCP, Office@uscatholicpriests.org

NEW: Posted August 10, 2019: New York Times, on the nuns who bought and sold slaves

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NEW: Posted June 1, 2019: Yahoo News report: Pope sounds racism alarm as EU Nationalists win big

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NEW: Posted May 30, 2019, Unity in Diversity: A column by Bishop George V. Murry, SJ, of Youngstown and published in the Catholic Exponent.

NEW: Posted March 19, 2019, from the Guardian: White Fragility interview. See also a video with Dr. Robin DiAngelo HERE

NEW Posted Feb 17, 2019: Tease of a new book The Color of Compromise

NEW Posted Feb 17, 2019, from Christianity Today: Can we handle the Truth about Racism and the Church?

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NEW November 20, 2018: What others are saying about the anti-racism pastoral: NCR editorial board finds good beginning, but without sustained urgency

NEW November 14, 2018: US bishops adopt anti-racism pastoral, Open Wide our Hearts: The enduring call to love. CLICK HERE for the full text For educational resources and parish resources, CLICK HERE

READ comments from members and friends on the Anti-Racism pastoral HERE

NEW: November 6, 2018: Assembly to Action, a new newsletter, on Eradicating Racism. CLICK HERE to read the newsletter and the list of eight doable actions

NEW: September 17, 2018 Is our Church doing enough to eliminate racism? Is the AUSCP? Are we members and friends? READ the challenge here from Bob Bonnot

“Eliminating Racism is an AUSCP goal. How seriously are we taking our goal?”

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NEW November 15, 2018: Sister Thea Bowman takes another step toward sainthood, with support from US bishops. READ the story in NCR HERE

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Cardinal Wuerl issues pastoral to combat 'divisive evil' of racism, November 1, 2017.   CLICK HERE  for story in Crux.  CLICK HERE  for full text.

Cardinal Wuerl issues pastoral to combat 'divisive evil' of racism, November 1, 2017.

CLICK HERE for story in Crux. CLICK HERE for full text.