Opinion

On this feast of St Cyprian, African bishop and martyr, remember his faithful ministry during a pandemic

A more than decade-long pandemic in the 3rd century brought out the best in an African saint and the Christian Church. What does it teach us today?

Opinion: What to the slave is George Washington's Mount Vernon?

Gunnar Gundersen visits one of the most famous historical sites in American history. It's also a slave plantation.

Opinion: Until the whole life matters to conservative Catholics, critiques of Biden's failures ring hollow

Gunnar Gundersen explains why Biden's new comments on abortion put him not in opposition to far-right voices, but on a similar plane of anti-Blackness.

Reflection: Simon of Cyrene, a model of hope for Catholics of African descent

Efran Menny offers a reflection on Simon of Cyrene, an ancient African saint who models service and hope for the children of the diaspora.
Young People

"Change Sings", new children's book from Amanda Gorman, out today

Amanda Gorman's newest book is out, her latest on the year and hot on the heels of her expansion into fashion and global advocacy.

Black Catholic institutions begin recovery after Hurrican Ida

As the nation begins its recovery from Hurricane Ida, challenging news is emerging from institutions connected to Black Catholicism in Southeastern Louisiana

Fr Ajani Gibson leading history webinar tonight with Catholics United for Black Lives

New Orleans' newest Black priest is teaming with Catholics United for Black Lives for their latest online event, a webinar reflecting on Black Catholicism.

Reflection: Are we fishers of men or just keepers of the aquarium? An invitation to support Vagabond Missions.

New Orleans' own Dr. Ansel Augustine reflects on the challenges of urban ministry, and his new position with Vagabond Missions.
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