Black parishes

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Opinion: The Catholic Church is covering up anti-Black racism

BCM editor Nate Tinner-Williams gives his take on abuse, racism, and the upcoming 2023 Synod of Bishops.

St Sabina's holding NYE march against Chicago gun violence

Chicago's most prominent Black parish is once again making its voice heard in the fight against gun violence, hosting a peace march on New Year's Eve.

New fellowship at Villanova honors pioneering Black nun

The first Black nun to head a Catholic parish is now the namesake of a graduate student fellowship at her alma mater.

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.

'End the tale of two cities': Chicago's Saint Sabina Church holding press conference Tuesday on government response to homicide crisis

Chicago's most active Black parish is gathering tomorrow morning to demand the local government address the record-setting murder rate in 2021.

St Brigid Catholic Church—social justice hub and home parish of Amanda Gorman—celebrating centennial this weekend

A nationally-known Black parish in Los Angeles is making 100 this weekend, with the festivities including a Black bishop, a street renaming, and history aplenty.

Josephite priest John Carroll, SSJ dies at 84

A longtime pastor of African-American parishes has died unexpectedly in DC, after more than half a century in religious priesthood.
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