Black saints

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Commentary: Guadalupe Radio Network show disparaging Martin Luther King Jr. 'reprehensible'

EWTN's largest radio affiliate continues to promote David L. Gray, an ultraconservative Black commentator who last week said MLK Masses should not be allowed. Alessandra Harris responds.

Where to find a Catholic MLK Day event (2022 edition)

A nationwide listing of Catholic MLK Day events in dioceses around the country.

Opinion: Advent means waiting, suffering with hope

Missy Enaje reflects on how the Christmas season invites us to joy in the face of suffering and the yet-to-be-fulfilled promises of God.

Campaign in support of African-American saint candidates sending first batch of letters to Rome

A letter-writing initiative to expedite the sainthood causes of African Americans is sending several hundred letters to the Holy See this week.

Opinion: Black Catholics ended slavery, tackled Jim Crow, fought abuse, and saved America

Nate Tinner-Williams argues that from the beginning of US colonial history, Black Catholics have been a sign of contradiction, modeling justice amidst unremitting opposition.

Virtual prayer service tonight to promote Ven. Henriette DeLille, new Black saints petition

Louisiana's favorite Black nun is the subject of the latest event from Buffalo's Black Catholic ministry, and a petition to Rome including her cause is also on the docket.

Born 442 years ago, St Martin de Porres is a man for our times

The life and witness of the first Black saint from the Americas continues to inspire the world. His fellow Dominican, Fr Jeffery Ott, reflects.
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