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Review: Amanda Gorman's 'Call Us What We Carry' is a subtly Black Catholic masterpiece

Amanda Gorman's latest book of poetry has topped charts and wowed readers since its release in early December. Gunnar Gundersen digs deep in his review.

Opinion: Archbishop Gomez' address erased Black Latinos too

Anti-Blackness is not new in the Latin American experience, but when the USCCB president embodied the phenomenon in a recent address, it upped the ante.

Born 442 years ago, St Martin de Porres is a man for our times

The life and witness of the first Black saint from the Americas continues to inspire the world. His fellow Dominican, Fr Jeffery Ott, reflects.

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.
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