Black parishes

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Accused African priest in New Orleans countersues alleged victim

The pastor of St Peter Claver in New Orleans, who has been on leave since the revelation of an abuse allegation in January, has responded with a lawsuit of his own.

Deacon Ajani Gibson named parochial vicar of St Peter Claver New Orleans

One of the nation's few African-American transitional deacons has been named vicar at a historic New Orleans church—which also happens to be his home parish.

St Augustine's in DC to air virtual, social justice-focused Stations of the Cross

The oldest Black parish in DC will highlight social justice virtually on Good Friday, connecting the sufferings of Jesus to those of modern American life.

MOSAIC Soul enlivening the vocal music scene of Chicago—from a Black Catholic HQ

A new musical group in Chicago, led by a Black Catholic co-founder and fueled by local connections, is set to release its debut album on Sunday.

Black Catholic Round-up (2/9/2021)

Black History Month has brought a bevy of stories concerning Black Catholics already, but the topics covered are by no means limited to history. Read on!

Historic Black parishes in Chicago on the chopping block

Several Chicago Black parishes will soon merge or close, with the parochial legacy of legendary Black priests falling victim to the bottom line.

Hammerin' home to Heaven: Hank Aaron passes at 86

One of the greatest to ever touch the diamond, Hank Aaron, has passed at 86, leaving behind a legacy of homers, honors, and enduring faith.
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