In the wake of the death of George Floyd and the protests in response, Pax Christi USA will post various resources for prayer, study and action in support of the Black Lives Matter movement and drawing on Catholic theology, spirituality and practice on this page. 

  • Find out more about our Birth of a Movement Study Circles looking more closely at Olga Segura’s new book, Birth of a Movement: Black Lives Matter and the Catholic Church. (May-July 2021)
  • Click here for our organizational statement following the verdict in the trial of Derek Chauvin.
  • Click here for media statements, including from our Bishop-President, on the verdict in the Derek Chauvin trial.
  • Click here to read our statement on the murder of George Floyd.
  • Click here for a statement from Pax Christi International.
  • Click here for our statement on how white fragility cannot block the conversations we need to have on race within our Church.
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THE LATEST RESOURCES

PAST PSAs (PRAY-STUDY-ACT E-BULLETINS) RELATED TO RACIAL JUSTICE


PRAYER

STUDY

On Black Lives Matter, racial justice, racial equity and the Catholic Church

On white privilege and white fragility

On racial justice and intersectionality

On anti-racism, nonviolence and Pax Christi USA

Overviews and analyses

ACTION


PAST PAX CHRISTI USA STATEMENTS


BLACK HISTORY MONTH 2021

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For additional resources, click here.