Afro-Latinx

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Canonical coronation of Our Lady of La Leche in St Augustine, Florida makes history Sunday afternoon

Sunday's canonical coronation of Our Lady of La Leche in St Augustine, Florida went off without a hitch, honoring the birthplace of Catholicism in North America.

Canonical coronation set for Oct. 10th in St Augustine, oldest US city and cradle of Black Catholicism

The National Shrine of Our Lady of La Leche, the oldest shrine in America—and in its oldest city—will receive the Pope's highest honor next month.

Celebration of multicultural Los Angeles founding set for tomorrow at cathedral

The Blessed Virgin Mary will be feted tomorrow in Los Angeles for her protection of the city now for 240 years—originally founded by a group including 26 Black Catholics.

Kolt Kodesh, John Levi performing on Catholic Hip-Hop and Tacos tour Saturday night

Black rappers—Catholic and Protestant alike—will feature this weekend at a concert, led by a priest, which will celebrate hip-hop, tacos, and Jesus in Central Florida.

Plans for Knights of Peter Claver unit at SoCal Ordinariate parish upended by pastor

After being approved last year, a prospective Claver council in Orange County, CA has been tabled—apparently due to the order's outspoken advocacy for social justice.

Reflection: 'In The Heights' and Afro-Latino erasure

Lin Manuel-Miranda's latest is stirring up controversy on the silver screen, occasioning an explanatory reflection from BCM's resident Afro-Latino, Gunnar Gundersen.
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