There have been numerous statements and resources from U.S. Catholic Church sources issued in the wake of the violent death of Mr. George Floyd for which a police officer has been charged with murder and which Archbishop José H. Gomez, President of the USCCB, has called “senseless and brutal, a sin that cries out to heaven for justice.").  These statements also address the many protests which began in Minneapolis and now are happening across the USA, including cities in the Diocese of Charlotte such as Asheville, Charlotte, Greensboro, Newton, Salisbury, Statesville and Winston-Salem.  This joint statement was followed by the  May 31 statement from the President of the USCCB, Archbishop José H. Gomez.   
 
Find also here related recent statements by  Catholic Charities USA  and  The Sisters of Mercy.  The USCCB has developed a wide range of resources for adult learners in parishes and for students at various educational levels to fight against racism. 
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