Black priests

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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.

Opinion: We should celebrate Kwanzaa. (The Bible tells us so.)

Fr Nnaemeka Ali, OMI continues his discussion of Kwanzaa, arguing that it makes Biblical sense to join in the cultural celebrations of the marginalized.

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.

Cardinal Gregory returns to Today Show for Christmas interview

The nation's African-American cardinal appeared today on the weekend edition of the popular morning show for a discussion on Christmas, COVID, and faithful fellowship.

Knights of Peter Claver hosting virtual Kwanzaa event December 29th

The nation's largest and oldest Black Catholic organization is hosting a Kwanzaa event commemorating innocent Black lives lost due to racism.

African-American Josephite seminarian receiving ministry of lector December 17th, Congolese being ordained transitional deacon

An African-American seminarian will soon make his next step toward religious brotherhood with the Josephites—the only religious society dedicated to serving the Black community.
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