Notices

FROM WHERE I STAND

In Sr. Joan Chittister’s latest column, she writes: “To see what we have done as a church to counter systemic slavery, I went to the Catholic catechism to see what it said about certain kinds of social sin. "Consideration of racism is grounded in fundamental scriptural beliefs: equal dignity of all people, created in God's image; and Christ's redemption of all," writes Jesuit Fr. Fred Kammer in the Jesuit Social Research Institute article "Catholic Social Teaching and Racism." He continues, "The Catechism of the Catholic Church spells this out: 'The equality of men rests essentially on their dignity as persons and the rights that flow from it.' " And the U.S. bishops' conference document, "Brothers and Sisters to Us," states: "Racism is not merely one sin among many; it is a radical evil that divides the human family."” To read the entire article go to: https://www.ncronline.org/news/opinion/where-i-stand/blind- equality-yet (There’s a kick at the end)