#BlackCatholicHistoryMonth

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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.

Interview: New podcast on Fr Clarence Rivers—the father of Black Catholic liturgy

Cincinnati's first Black priest, who also spearheaded the liturgical side of the Black Catholic Movement, is the subject of a podcast launched over the summer.

Bishops' gathering in Baltimore features brief bright spots, more of the same

The USCCB has wrapped its first in-person meeting in two years, but the intervening pandemic and racial reckoning have hardly caused much of a shift.

Reflection: Too few people recognize the contributions of Black Catholics—from Toni Morrison to Homer Plessy

Nadra Nittle is a Protestant concerned with the neglect of Black people in Catholic histories. Read why she wrote a new book on Toni Morrison.

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.

The Knights of Peter Claver and Ladies Auxiliary: 112 years of Black Catholic faith, service, and social justice

The Knights and Ladies of Peter Claver, the nation's oldest and largest Black Catholic organization, are celebrating Founders' Day on Sunday. Read about their history of faith and social action.
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