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Opinion: Children are at risk in the 'full circle of the forgotten'

Missy Enaje reflects on the modern impulse to feint on social justice and ultimately leave vulnerable children in the lurch.

Reflection: "We are beloved"—an oft-needed reminder from Servant of God Thea Bowman

Karianna Frey, a Black Catholic author with family connections to a saintly Black nun, reflects on her witness and the new devotional she wrote in her honor.

Reflection: Too few people recognize the contributions of Black Catholics—from Toni Morrison to Homer Plessy

Nadra Nittle is a Protestant concerned with the neglect of Black people in Catholic histories. Read why she wrote a new book on Toni Morrison.

The Knights of Peter Claver and Ladies Auxiliary: 112 years of Black Catholic faith, service, and social justice

The Knights and Ladies of Peter Claver, the nation's oldest and largest Black Catholic organization, are celebrating Founders' Day on Sunday. Read about their history of faith and social action.

Reflection: 21st-century vocation and mission from the perspective of a Black religious brother

A Black Dominican brother in New Orleans explains his ministry, vocation story, and why God is still calling men to religious brotherhood.

Statement: Andrew Lyke on stepping down from ministry, prioritizing family

Andrew Lyke, who with his wife Terri has ministered to couples nationwide for decades, shares his rationale for moving on and prioritizing his own family life.

Modern Catholic Pilgrim hosting Black Catholic pilgrimages this fall (and why)

October will bring racial justice pilgrimages in Louisville and Memphis—the latter featuring the grave of Servant of God Thea Bowman and the National Shrine of St Martin de Porres.
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