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Session 5:  Respect for All Races,
Cultures, and Faiths


for Session 5

The Catholic Update readings for Session 5
Copyright 2016 Liguori Publications. Used with permission

Racial Reconciliation
Cardinal Francis E. George's Pastoral
 on Racism, Dwell in My Love,
 in Condensed Form

World Religions Primer

World Religions:
A Primer for Catholics
by Virginia Smith

Islam - What Catholics
Should Know
by Mary Margaret Funk, O.S.B.,
Many Faces, One Church

Many Faces, One Church  The Blessing and Challenge of Diversity


Brothers and Sisters to Us

U.S. Catholic Bishops Pastoral
on Racism  (1979)

Dwell In My Love
 A Pastoral Letter on Racism
by Cardinal Francis George

Cultural Diversity in the Church 
USCCB Website

On the Relation of the Church to
Non-Christian Religions
Nostra Aetate

Vatican II Document (1965)


Pope Francis and Dialogue
 with Muslims

U.S. Catholic Bishops on Islam

Understanding Islam: A Guide for Catholic Educators [pdf]

 Br. Robert Lenz, OFM  talks about his icon: St. Francis & the Sultan

In the Footprints of Francis and the Sultan - A Model for Peascemaking
Franciscan Media
(preview to a longer DVD program)

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