Pastoral Letter Issued In 1994
The final version of the Pastoral Letter was issued at the 1994 General Convention by the House of Bishops and addressed the sin of racism, pinpointing the cause of racism as fear. The Bishops pledged to take steps to address the racism inherent within each of them and invited all Episcopalians to join them in this effort to confront and eradicate racism.
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“Pastoral Letter Issued In 1994,” The Church Awakens: African Americans and the Struggle for Justice, accessed June 26, 2022, https://www.episcopalarchives.org/church-awakens/items/show/111.