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Commentary: The story of Homer Plessy, a recently-pardoned Black Catholic hero

Homer Plessy was pardoned earlier this month for his crime of boarding a Whites-only streetcar 130 years ago. His legacy lives on in more ways than one.

Pair of Black Catholic rappers jointly release new EP 'Catacomb Muzik'

A new release from John Levi and RabelzTheMC is kicking off a new Black Catholic rap album series.

Reflection: Sidney Poitier and the right to be respected

Zuri Davis exposits the anti-racist work and legacy of the first Black man to win acting's highest honor, who died last week at the age of 94.

Fr Paul Williams, OFM dead at 70

An African-American Franciscan priest, best known for his ministry with Black Catholics in South Carolina and Delaware, has died unexpectedly in Maryland.

In Memoriam: A powerful letter from a dying Black priest to his doctor

Reprint of a defiantly hopeful (and staunchly Catholic) letter from a Black priest in DC, who passed in 2009 from cancer.

Cardinal Wilton Gregory of DC tests positive for COVID-19

The nation's boosted Black cardinal has contracted the deadly Coronavirus, reporting no symptoms as of Friday evening.

New Thea Bowman portrait created by painter Vernon Adams

A stunning new portrait of Servant of God Thea Bowman has emerged out of Dallas, from an artist raised in the diocese where the activist-sister was born and later served.
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