Black parishes

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Following back-to-back thefts, Denver's Curé d'Ars Catholic Church recovers portion of items while nearby parish's BLM sign remains missing

In the aftermath of two thefts affecting the Black Catholic community in Denver, resolution in one case mixes with confusion and conservatism in the other.

Toni Stone, first female baseball pro, feted in new staging of play from Lydia Diamond

A 2019 play on a quintessential sports pioneer—and Black Catholic—has returned to in-person status after a brief delay due to COVID-19.

St Peter Claver Lexington breaking ground on new church building this morning

After years of worshipping in their parish hall, Lexington's first Black parish is moving forward with construction of a new church.

Holy Name of Jesus in Los Angeles celebrating centennial Mass tomorrow morning

A historic Black parish in Los Angeles is celebrating a century of service with a weekend of reunions, events, and worship.

Josephites call for donations following Hurricane Ida

The nation's society of priests and brothers serving African Americans is asking for donations to their Hurricane Ida recovery effort.

Black Catholic institutions begin recovery after Hurrican Ida

As the nation begins its recovery from Hurricane Ida, challenging news is emerging from institutions connected to Black Catholicism in Southeastern Louisiana

Change afoot in Chicago, a Black Catholic mecca

As Chicago's Black Catholic founder is honored, several of its Black parishes face a final hour.
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