Bishops

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Over 9,000 sign petition against USCCB head Gomez' speech

A new petition in response to Archbishop José Gomez' recent Far-Right musings has gained support from around the country.

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.

A lost Black bishop, the first African-American ordinary abroad

In most lists of African-American Catholic bishops, one Louisiana man is conspicuously missing, despite his Acadiana upbringing. Today, we tell his story.

'Marxist cultural vision': USCCB head José Gomez decries social justice movements

USCCB President José Gomez has taken to his personal website to criticize stateside social justice movements, alleging atheism and heresy ahead of the bishops' annual meeting.

What is the Blackest diocese in America? It depends.

Ever wondered which diocese has the highest percentage of Black Catholics. With the help of some data from 2016, we might just have the answer.

Gloria Purvis in webinar later today on Eucharist controversy

Gloria Purvis will join a host of Catholic activists, theologians, and journalists for a webinar today at 12:30 ET on the Eucharist and politics, just a few weeks ahead of the landmark USCCB meeting expected to produce a document on the same topic. Entitled “Catholic Faith, Communion, and Public

Judges grant stay of execution for two Black death row inmates in Oklahoma

A federal court in Denver has granted a stay of execution for two Oklahoma inmates, one of whom claims innocence and has worldwide support for his clemency.
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