Bishops

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St Louis Catholic Church in Kansas City closes after 103 years

One of Kansas City, Missouri's few remaining Black parishes was closed last month, part of a reorganization process under one of the nation's most conservative bishops.

Black CEO of Catholic Charities Forth Worth ousted by Bishop Michael Olson

Christopher Plumlee is out as CEO of charity outreach in a Texas diocese, for support of what his bishop calls the work of "postmodern theorists".

Black Catholics aplenty in the 2022 Catholic Press Awards

Black Catholics and topics of interest to African Americans were in no short supply among winners and honorees at the Catholic Media Conference on Thursday night.

New Black Catholic mission starting in Phoenix, Arizona

Reviving a historic Black parish founded in 1936, the Diocese of Phoenix will soon have weekly Masses at a new mission for African Americans.

Black Catholics react to the overturning of Roe v. Wade

50 years of abortion rights have been upended by a conservative majority on the Supreme Court, eliciting polarized reactions from legislators and top Catholic clergy.

Noted LGBT scholar Dr. Craig Ford wins award from Catholic Theological Society of America

A Black LGBT Catholic professor has received an award for new scholars from the largest theological society in the world.

Black Catholics helping to open National Eucharistic Revival on Sunday

Corpus Christi Sunday will mark the beginning of a two-year revival to drive devotion to the Eucharist, and various Black clergy are among the featured participants.
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