Archbishop Gomez has been called upon to apologize for his Nov. 4 speech in which he disparaged social justice movements, such as BLM, as “pseudo-religions.” The National Black Sisters Conference has issued a statement in response to these remarks. The following letter comprises the statement issued by NBSC President, Sr. Josita Colbert, SNDdeN, as published in the Black Catholic Messenger.
November 16, 2021
Archbishop Jose H. GomezArchdiocese of Los Angeles President of the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops
We greet you in the Name of our Lord Jesus Christ and His Holy Mother.
Founded in 1968, the National Black Sisters’ Conference (NBSC) is an organization of Black Catholic Women Religious and Associates belonging to congregations and communities from across the United States, the Caribbean and Africa. We are committed to confronting the sin of racism, which continues to permeate our society and Church as we work tirelessly for the liberation of our people. Read more….