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Review: "Take Me to the River: New Orleans", an unintentionally Black Catholic music documentary

A limited-release music doc showcases the Crescent City's musical legacy, including Black Catholics who've dominated the scene for decades.

Anti-racist pioneer Fr Malcolm O'Leary, SVD dead at 92

A Black Catholic priest known for fighting segregation and running for political office in Jim Crow Mississippi was laid to rest there this month.

Review: Fr Josh Johnson's 'On Earth as It Is in Heaven' challenges Catholics on racism, unity, and evangelization

A new book on racism and discipleship from one of the nation's best-known Black Catholic priests gets a review from Briana Jansky.

African-American Josephite seminarian receiving ministry of acolyte on Saturday

Br Cursey "CJ" Calais, SSJ is nearing the completion of his formation as a religious brother, marked by two ceremonies this weekend in DC.

Fr Joseph Rodney, SSJ dies at 84 in Louisiana

A veteran African-American Josephite has died in Louisiana after a month-long battle with COVID-19.

'Today is not about me': Archbishop Shelton Fabre begins tenure in Louisville

Kentucky received its first-ever Black Catholic bishop on Wednesday, with Archbishop Shelton Fabre feted by thousands in Louisville for his installation.

Shelton Fabre: An archbishop for our times

A reflection from Nate Tinner-Williams on the eve of the installation of the first African-American archbishop in nearly 18 years.
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