Earlier this month, members of the Conference of Major Superiors of Men gathered with observers for its annual National Assembly. Under the theme, “Repentance and Reconciliation: Taking Action to Transform the World,” Sulpician Fr. Tom Ulshafer and New Orleans Auxiliary Bishop Fernand Cheri III, OFM, spoke about the historic and current experience of racism in the Church. You can view their presentations here, and read the Conference of Major Superiors of Men statement on racial justice here.

Facilitation and reflection at the assembly was provided Br. Ernest J. Miller, FSC, D. Min. who offered recommendations to the participants for further reading to deepen understanding, including the following: