Prejudice and discrimination are attitudes and resulting actions that cause people to be treated differently. Many Catholics today actively fight prejudice and discrimination in all its forms.
What is prejudice?
Denying somebody the right to life
Having an unfavourable view of someone before you get to know them
Taking action that stops a person having a fair chance
What is discrimination?
Taking an action that stops a person from having a fair chance
What is positive discrimination?
When a person with a disadvantage is given another limitation to cope with
When someone is given special privileges to compensate for a perceived disadvantage
When an offender is put in prison to take them away from society
Who can be a victim of ageism?
Anybody of any age
Which of these is a cause of prejudice?
Being born abroad
How can prejudice affect society?
It can help people understand each other
It can create an atmosphere of fear
It can make everybody happy
Which of these is a basic Christian teaching used to argue against prejudice?
God has favourites
Men are superior to women
God made humans in his image
What is the central teaching in the Parable of the Good Samaritan?
Only help people who can do you a favour
Help anyone in need regardless of their race
Only help people of your own race
Which of these actions shows that Jesus valued women?
The first people Jesus appeared to after the resurrection were women
Jesus allowed women be servants at the Last Supper
Jesus insisted that a woman wash his feet
What does it say in the Epistle of James about Christians who discriminate between the poor and the rich?
They are very sensible
They are good followers of Jesus
They are corrupt judges