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Virtual event to honor Venerable Augustus Tolton ahead of 125th feast day

Priests and scholars will assemble for a virtual event on July 8th, one day before the feast of the first openly Black Catholic priest in the US.

Black Catholic writer Marcia Chatelain wins James Beard Award for "Franchise" book

A scholar of race and religion from Georgetown University has won a top award for writing on food, following a Pulitzer win for the same book last year.

Noted LGBT scholar Dr. Craig Ford wins award from Catholic Theological Society of America

A Black LGBT Catholic professor has received an award for new scholars from the largest theological society in the world.

Fr Charles D. Burns, SVD dead at 90

A newsmaking African-American priest and cousin to Thea Bowman who made waves in the Civil Rights and Black Catholic Movements passed away this month in Los Angeles.

Trailer released for documentary on Servant of God Thea Bowman

An upcoming film will cover the life and legacy of Servant of God Thea Bowman, a Black Catholic religious sister and activist who died in 1990.

UPDATED: Catholic professor from Notre Dame cited in Buffalo shooter's manifesto

The 180-page White Supremacist manifesto that preceded the deadly shooting in Buffalo cited a White Catholic professor from one of the nation's most prestigious Catholic universities.

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.
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