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Statements on Racial Injustice

June 19, 2020

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A host of CWR member congregations have issued responses to the tragic death of George Floyd on May 25 in Minneapolis, Minnesota, and called for an end to racial injustice in the United States:

Sisters of the Holy Names of Jesus and Mary: A Call to Respect Human Life and Reject Racism

Wheaton Franciscans: Anti-Racism Response

Sisters of St. Joseph of Carondelet, St. Paul Province: The Fatal Arrest of George Floyd

The Congregation of the Sisters, Servants of the Immaculate Heart of Mary:
Statement on the Sin of Racism in Our Time and Place

Grey Nuns of the Sacred Heart: Response to the Murder of George Floyd

Statement of Roman Union Ursulines of the United States Regarding the Fatal Arrest of George Floyd

Congregation of Sisters of St. Agnes Statement in Response to the Murder of George Floyd

Sisters of Notre Dame de Namur: Statement from the Leadership Team of the Ohio Province

Sisters of Notre Dame de Namur: Black Lives Matter

Missionary Sisters of the Most Sacred Heart of Jesus: Statement Against Racism

Sisters of the Humility of Mary Join Call for an End to Racism and Violence

Sisters of St. Joseph of Northwestern Pennsylvania Call for Unity and an End to the Violence

Sisters of the Precious Blood: Statements on the deaths of George Floyd and Ahmaud Arbery

School Sisters of St. Francis: Statement on the Death of George Floyd

Loretto Community: Loretto Calls for Fundamental Reform to Racist System in U.S. that Targets People of Color

Felician Sisters of North America: Statement in Response to the Murder of George Floyd

Sisters of Bon Secours USA Statement Condemning the Killing of George Floyd

Daughters of Charity of St. Vincent De Paul, USA: Statement on the Death of George Floyd

Sisters of Charity of New York: Statement on the Death of George Floyd and Racism in the United States

Sisters of St. Joseph of Boston: We Are Called to Be Christ’s Body – Anti-Racism Prayer Vigil

Sisters of St. Joseph of Orange: 100 Days of Prayer: June 7 – June 13, 2020

Sisters of St. Joseph of Orange Statement Condemning the Killing of George Floyd

A Statement from the School Sisters of Notre Dame Central Pacific Province’s Provincial Council on Racism

Franciscan Sisters of Perpetual Adoration: Honoring George Floyd: dismantling white privilege

Statement of the Sisters of the Sorrowful Mother St. Clare of Assisi Region

Statement from Leadership Conference of Women Religious – Region 6

Dominican Sisters of Hope: The Epidemic Killings of Innocent Black People Must Stop

Dominican Sisters of Hope: Dominican Sisters Condemn Racism

Sisters of Mercy of the Americas: Mercy Responds to the Killings of George Floyd, Ahmaud Arbery & Breonna Taylor

Sisters of St. Joseph of Peace: Statement on the Death of George Floyd

Sisters of Saint Joseph of Rochester Join Call for End to Racism and Violence

Dominican Sisters of Springfield, Illinois: Black Lives Matter

Sisters of St. Francis, Clinton, Iowa: Statement in Response to Racial Injustice

Dominican Sisters ~ Grand Rapids Respond to Murder of George Floyd

A Statement From Leadership Conference of Women Religious – Region 2 Long Island

Sisters of Providence of Saint Mary of the Woods: 
Sisters of Providence Support Seeking Justice and Denounce the Violence Inflicted on Black Americans since the Birth of This Nation

School Sisters of Notre Dame, Atlantic-Midwest Province: Province Statement on the Protests and the Death of George Floyd

School Sisters of Notre Dame, Atlantic-Midwest Province: I Can’t Breathe – In Memory of Mr. George Floyd

Sisters of the Holy Family of Nazareth: Let us breathe new life into our world by standing in solidarity against racial injustice

Adrian Dominican Sisters Support Statement by the National Black Sisters’ Conference

Statement of Adrian Dominican Sisters on Racism

The Beaver County Times: Letter to the Editor: Sisters of St. Joseph pray that voices of peace be heard

The Beaver County Times: Residents demand justice for George Floyd during peaceful protest in Aliquippa

Sisters of St. Joseph of Baden, Pennsylvania: Statement on Fatal Arrest of George Floyd

Dominican Sisters of Peace: No Justice, No Peace

Dominican Sisters of Peace: “Peace and Protest” after the Murder of George Floyd

Dominican Sisters of Peace: Seeking my Peace

Dominican Sisters of Peace: Statement on the Death of George Floyd

Sisters of Charity of Leavenworth: A New Report from Occupied Territory

Roman Union Ursulines: Statement on the Fatal Arrest of George Floyd

Sisters of the Order of Saint Benedict: Prayer for Justice in Response to George Floyd’s Death

Sisters of Providence, Mother Joseph Providence: Response to Racial Injustices

United States of Federation of Sisters of St. Joseph: Statement on Racism

United States of Federation of Sisters of St. Joseph: Anti-Racism Action Items

 



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