Opinion

Opinion: American Catholic bishops owe us more in response to anti-Black terrorism

US bishops' responses to the recent racist massacre in Buffalo have varied widely, with some prelates avoiding the elephant in the room. Briana Jansky dissects the inaction.

Opinion: Opposition to Ketanji Brown Jackson is 'misogynoir' writ large

Gunnar Gundersen explores the intersectional dynamics at play in the historic ascension of the first Black woman to the US Supreme Court.

Opinion: The Catholic University of America has a racism problem.

America's national Catholic university has a long history of racism, and a new video from their business dean—a European immigrant—seems to be more of the same.

Opinion: Sen. Mike Braun's comments on interracial marriage reveal classic White Catholic racism

Legal expert Gunnar Gundersen explains the connection between "states' rights" discourse, the pro-life movement, and White Catholic capitulation on anti-Blackness.
Young People

Fr Joseph A. Brown, SJ being honored this weekend at Sankofa symposium in Illinois

A Black priest and scholar of African-American culture is being feted with a 3-day symposium and endowed scholarship honoring his multifaceted ministerial and teaching career.

Tuition-free Black Catholic girls school fundraising, celebrating silver jubilee Saturday

This Saturday, the Washington School for Girls will celebrate 25 years of educating Black girls in DC. They're also raising $1M for the future.

'Being sponsored by the Jesuits does not alone make a school Catholic': Worcester bishop pens second letter demanding Black Catholic school remove BLM, Pride flags

A Black Catholic school in Massachusetts is once again under fire from Bishop Robert McManus for displaying flags in solidarity with African Americans and the LGBT community.

New letter from Pope Francis urges compassion for LGBT community

Pope Francis has once again spoken out in support of LGBT Catholics, part of a wave of support expressed since 2019, and especially in the past year.
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