Many Church leaders have issued statements and taken other actions following the death of George Floyd and the resulting protests. In 2017, the U.S. bishops issued a pastoral letter against racism called “Open Wide Our Hearts”. For other Catholic Church resources on racism, go to

For messages from your bishop, visit your diocesan website:

Archdiocese of Dubuque

Diocese of Davenport

Diocese of Des Moines

Diocese of Sioux City