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Peace & Justice Resources

One of the most foundational core values of the Franciscan tradition is a radical, deep, and sincere belief in the dignity and value of every human being. We encourage you to explore the resources below as we all aim to learn more and become better equipped as a community to break down all barriers to peace and unity.

Justice & Peace - The Franciscan Friars, Province of St. John the Baptist

Anti-Racism Reading List – National Catholic Reporter

Combatting Racism – United States Conference of Catholic Bishops (USCCB)

Justice, Peace & Human Development, Resources and Tools - USCCB

Racism and Diversity Resources – Intercommunity Peace & Justice Center

Anti-Racism Resources – Pax Christi USA

Racial Justice – Ignatian Solidarity Network

Slavery, History, Memory and Reconciliation Project – Jesuits Central and Southern

Racism, Inclusion, and Diversity – Catholic Charities of St. Paul and Minneapolis

We Are Each Other’s Curriculum Interfaith Youth Core (IFYC)

What Does it Mean to be a Black and Catholic? - Sr. Thea Bowman, FSPA

The Danger of a Single Story - TED Talk by Chimamanda Adichie

God is Beyond Race and Gender - U.S. Catholic

Most High, Glorious God,enlighten the darkness of our minds.Give us a right faith, a firm hope and a perfect charity,so that we may always and in all things act according to Your Holy Will.Amen.
-St. Francis of Assisi

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