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Achieving health equity requires us to listen meaningfully and engage effectively. We invite you to follow us and spread the word on social media with our resources. Make sure to include the hashtag #WeAreCalledUS.

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Health Equity Stories

COVID-19 has had a disproportionate impact on vulnerable populations, such as the elderly, low-income communities, persons with pre-existing health conditions, and racial and ethnic minorities. We invite you to read our collection of articles on these issues.

Stories

Confronting Racism by Achieving Health Equity

Racism within any context is an affront to the core values of Catholic social teaching, which acknowledges the inherent dignity of each person, calls for the furthering of the common good and seeks justice through solidarity. Catholic health care recognizes the profound effect racism has on the health and well-being of individuals and communities and is committed to addressing the systemic causes of health disparities among underserved and vulnerable populations. As such, we are committed to working with partners who share these convictions to implement wide-sweeping change and eliminate the racial inequities in our marginalized communities.

Our Voices

“We cannot tolerate or turn a blind eye to racism and exclusion in any form and yet claim to defend the sacredness of every human life.”

— Pope Francis