Bishop Battersby joins USCCB roundtable on racism: We need to understand each other (VIDEO)

WASHINGTON — As part of a series of roundtable discussions at a new U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops studio in Washington, D.C., Detroit Auxiliary Bishop Gerard W. Battersby recently joined two other bishops to talk about the Church's response to the sin of racism.

Bishop Battersby joined Bishop Shelton J. Fabre of the Diocese of Houma-Thibodaux in Louisiana, chairman of the USCCB's Ad Hoc Committee Against Racism, and Bishop David P. Talley of the Diocese of Memphis to talk about “Open Wide Our Hearts: The Enduring Call to Love, A Pastoral Letter Against Racism."

The three bishops are all committee members of the Ad Hoc Committee Against Racism and had a hand in drafting the 2018 pastoral letter.

The roundtable discussion was hosted by associate director Danielle M. Brown, Esq., the committee's associate director.

Video courtesy of the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops