Bishops

Total 32 Posts

Black Catholics in Louisville continue protests against their pastor

A cluster of Black parishes in Kentucky's largest city is facing increasing intransigence from their pastor and the archdiocese, sparking accusations of neglect and racism.

Chicago's Cardinal Cupich releases letter on violent crime

As violence spikes in the Windy City with no end in sight, the archbishop speaks out.

Guy Sansaricq, Haitian-American bishop in Brooklyn, releases statement on Moïse assassination

The highest-ranking US cleric of Haitian descent, bishop-director of the National Haitian Apostolate, has released a statement on the situation unfolding in Haiti.

Lay Dormant: A primer on Black Catholics' former national office and lay caucus

Nate Tinner-Williams briefly dissects some of the forgotten organizations formed during the height of the Black Catholic Movement.

Black Catholics win big in Catholic Press Awards

African Americans were counted among the creators, co-creators, and subjects of a number of award-winning Catholic media pieces last year. We have a list.

'The first of many': Msgr James Boddie Jr., a prophet honored in his hometown

At the request of St Augustine's Bishop Felipe Esteves, the first Black priest in Florida history was named a monsignor by Pope Francis. The day after Juneteenth, he was honored with a Mass.

New African-American priest in New Orleans already making waves

New Orleans' newest Black priest, Fr Ajani Gibson, managed to go viral twice within the first 36 hours of his priesthood. He's just getting started.
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