Academia

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Al Raboteau to be laid to rest tomorrow morning in livestreamed ceremony

Funeral arrangements have been announced for a famed Princeton professor who helped shape multiple movements—including the Black Catholic one.

XULA named #3 HBCU in the nation

Xavier University of Louisiana, the nation's Catholic HBCU, has kept its place in the annual US News' college rankings amidst a year of growth and challenge.

Dr. Albert Raboteau, storied Black historian, dead at 78

A famed Black scholar of African-American religion—including his own childhood faith of Catholicism—has died.

Black Catholics ascending to presidencies in universities nationwide

Simply put, higher education administration in the US is not known for its Blackness. In 2021, however, Black Catholics in particular seem to be a hot pick for search committees.

Black Catholic Theological Symposium annual meeting announced for October 7-9th at Notre Dame

The nation's Black Catholic theological society has scheduled its annual gathering for this Fall in South Bend—headlined by a number of standout names.

New collection of essays highlights Black Catholic scholarly thought, past and present

A new academic text from the Catholic University of America's publishing house collects essays on liturgy, history, scholarship, religious life, and more.

Albert Raboteau in hospice care

A noted scholar of Black religion in the US—and of Black Catholicism in particular—is reported to be in poor health.
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