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Simone Biles, Diane Nash to receive Presidential Medal of Freedom

Black women will receive the nation's highest civilian honor for the first time since 2016 in a ceremony scheduled for July 7th at the White House.

New Black Catholic mission starting in Phoenix, Arizona

Reviving a historic Black parish founded in 1936, the Diocese of Phoenix will soon have weekly Masses at a new mission for African Americans.

Opinion: Overturning Roe demands a commitment to Black women's health

In the new post-Roe world, political divisions must be overcome to address the disproportionate health needs of Black women, says Briana Jansky.

Black Catholics react to the overturning of Roe v. Wade

50 years of abortion rights have been upended by a conservative majority on the Supreme Court, eliciting polarized reactions from legislators and top Catholic clergy.

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.

Massachusetts bishop strips Black Catholic school of sacraments for flying BLM, Pride flags

Bishop Robert McManus of Worcester has issued a decree forbidding a Black Catholic, Jesuit school in his diocese from identifying as Catholic, following the school’s refusal to remove Black Lives Matter and Pride flags from its campus. The flags at the all-boys middle school in Massachusetts had previously been

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.
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