#BlackCatholicHistoryMonth

Total 29 Posts

Norfolk's 'Black basilica' celebrating 30th elevation anniversary this week

One of the nation's oldest Black parishes is celebrating its longstanding recognition as a historic church and national landmark—as well as its patronal feast.

Opinion: Black Catholics ended slavery, tackled Jim Crow, fought abuse, and saved America

Nate Tinner-Williams argues that from the beginning of US colonial history, Black Catholics have been a sign of contradiction, modeling justice amidst unremitting opposition.

Remembering Claver College—the nation's second Black Catholic college

You might not know it, but at one point in history, there were two Black Catholic colleges operating in the United States, funded by the same saintly nun.

Daniel Rudd, founder of first Black Catholic newspaper and Colored Catholic Congress, to receive memorial marker in Ohio on December 5th

A year after receiving a historical marker in his Kentucky hometown, Daniel Rudd is getting another in the city where his activism and career began.

Black Catholic, first African American to cross the Atlantic, invited to Vatican for World AIDS Day

A noted HIV/AIDS activist from New York is headed to Rome later this week to commemorate a historic meeting with Pope St John Paul II.

Virtual prayer service tonight to promote Ven. Henriette DeLille, new Black saints petition

Louisiana's favorite Black nun is the subject of the latest event from Buffalo's Black Catholic ministry, and a petition to Rome including her cause is also on the docket.

Dr. Beverly Carroll, legendary Black Catholic advocate, dies at 75

An eminent Black Catholic organizer, educator, and administrator, integral to the Black Catholic Movement and its episcopal collaborations, has died.
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