Arts

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MOSAIC Soul enlivening the vocal music scene of Chicago—from a Black Catholic HQ

A new musical group in Chicago, led by a Black Catholic co-founder and fueled by local connections, is set to release its debut album on Sunday.

Black Catholic Round-up (2/9/2021)

Black History Month has brought a bevy of stories concerning Black Catholics already, but the topics covered are by no means limited to history. Read on!

Tributes to Kenneth W. Louis, a Black Catholic musical giant gone too soon

One of several Black Catholic giants lost last year, Kenneth Wayne Louis was a liturgist par excellence. He is remembered here by a few who knew him well.

M. Roger Holland to head Black Catholic music at GIA

M. Roger Holland, a stories liturgist out of Denver, has been named editor of Black Catholic music for perhaps the largest Catholic publisher in the US.

'Mr. Kujichagulia': a poem

Kobe "Bean" Bryant and his daughter Gianna passed away one year ago today, shortly after going to church to pray. On this day, we honor his legacy of faith.

Amanda Gorman: Poet Laureate, bestseller, Ivy Leaguer and Black Catholic

Though the world may not yet know it, the nation's first National Youth Poet Laureate, author of the most riveting poem of recent memory, is a Black Catholic.

Trump's hero garden to feature greats, not-so-greats, and several Black Catholics

244 Americans are included in Trump's planned statue garden in DC, but the list—which includes Black Catholics and anti-Black ones—is furrowing more than a few eyebrows.
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