Opinion

Reflection: Solidarity in Dostoevsky and Melville

Jeffrey Wald traces out the principles of true compassion and brotherly love in the "The Brothers Karamazov" and "Benito Cereno", linking them to modern America.

Statement on the conviction of Derek Chauvin

The official statement of Black Catholic Messenger on the conviction of one Derek Chauvin—murderer of George Floyd, former police officer, and current inmate.

Reflection: The Gospel according to DMX

Few artists are as associated with the streets and the Church as explicitly as DMX. In the wake of his tragic death, his faith witness is highlighted by Gunnar Gundersen.

Reflection: The springtime dawn of Venerable Fr Augustus Tolton

On April Fool's Day each year, the Church is blessed to honor the legacy of the first Black priest in America who served his own.
#BlackCatholicRoundup

Black Catholic Round-up (3/23/2021)

The latest Black Catholic Round-up includes a number of stories covering anti-Black racism in Catholics, encouraging news for the cause of a Black Catholic saint, and more.

Black Catholic Round-up (3/15/2021)

The latest Black Catholic Round-up includes several features on the St Augustine Purple Knights, a new initiative at Georgetown U, multiple Black Catholic documentaries, and more.

Black Catholic Round-up (3/4/2021)

A smattering of Black History Month features populates the latest #BlackCatholicRoundup, alongside announcements, protests, reviews, music, and more.

Black Catholic Round-up (2/22/2021)

The latest edition of the #BlackCatholicRoundup features the new Pew study on Black religion, St Julia Greeley, Fr Clarence Rivers, a bevy of history pieces, and more.
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