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In May, the nation's best-known Black Catholic activist will receive the highest honor awarded to US Catholics, the latest honor for her advocacy against environmental racism.
A gala supporting the sainthood cause of Venerable Augustus Tolton [https://g.co/kgs/W27Az3], the first openly Black priest in US history, has been scheduled for April 2nd in New Iberia, Louisiana. Chicago auxiliary bishop Joseph N. Perry [https://g.co/kgs/xhGJXo], the diocesan postulator for the cause,
A sit-down with one of the first rappers in history, a Catholic-raised Creole with strong Louisiana roots and a bone to pick with the powers that be.
One of the nation's two Black ordinaries has been tapped to head the Archdiocese of Louisville, making history as the first-ever non-White person in the role.
African-American Josephite seminarian receiving ministry of lector December 17th, Congolese being ordained transitional deacon
An African-American seminarian will soon make his next step toward religious brotherhood with the Josephites—the only religious society dedicated to serving the Black community.
A new series of children's Bible stories from the Old Testament features a Black Catholic author in its book release later this week.
In most lists of African-American Catholic bishops, one Louisiana man is conspicuously missing, despite his Acadiana upbringing. Today, we tell his story.