KPC Social Justice Resources


Read About Just One of the Historical Roles
the Knights of Peter Claver Played
During the Civil Rights Movement


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RACISM: What Does the
Catholic Church Have to Say?


Bishop Fernand J.Cheri, OFM
Calls on the Church to "Roll On"
"A news reporter asked me, 'What are you feeling at this moment?'  I said, 'The church showed out; let the church roll on.'
While I grew in a spirit of confidence, compassion and integrity as a Black Catholic leader amid this COVID-19 pandemic, I watched chancery officials becoming more anxious, bewildered and restless as the challenge “what now?” rang through the building and across the diocese."   Cont. Reading
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The Knights of Peter Claver Social Justice Mural painted at Texas Southern University's Newman Center
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Claver Family Social Justice
Video Gallery

A Requiem Prayer Service
to Address Racism
Supporting Justice for
BREONNA TAYLOR

The Black Catholic Experience
through the eyes of Claver Brother 
Dr. Ansel Augustine

"What Does It Mean to Be Black
in the Church and Society"
Sr. Thea Bowman Address Bishops
The Knights of Peter Claver and Ladies Auxiliary
Spreading FAITH, HOPE, and LOVE
through FRIENDSHIP, UNITY, and
CHRISTIAN CHARITY
since November 7, 1909
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An Interview With Brother Kevin Hill, Attorney
and New Member of the Knights of Peter Claver, Inc.
"A priest from D.C. asked those in attendance how many of them had heard a homily on racism. The vast majority of those in attendance did NOT raise their hands. It was eye opening that in the 21st century, the majority of Catholics in attendance had never heard a homily on racism, when it is such a critical issue in our Church and World."
 
- Bro. Kevin Hill
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Almost half (47.5%) of American Indian/Alaska Native women, 45.1% of non-Hispanic Black women, 37.3% of non-Hispanic White women, 34.4% of Hispanic women, and 18.3% of Asian-Pacific Islander women experience contact sexual violence, physical violence, and/or stalking by an intimate partner in their lifetime. (CDC, 2017)... CONT. READING
 
RESOURCES
Listing of Catholic Parishes with a Strong Black Presence
Listing of Well-Known Black Catholics
Required Reading: A Black Catholic Syllabus
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Reflection on
BLACK CATHOLIC
MINISTRY


Most Reverend Ferdinand J. Cheri, OFM
Auxiliary Bishop of New Orleans
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Official Statement on
THE DEATH OF ATATIANA JEFFERSON

Official Statement on
THE MURDER OF GEORGE FLOYD



United States Conference of Catholic Bishops
Pastoral Letter Against Racism


Knights of Peter Claver Response to Letter Against Racism