Black saints

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Reflection: When a Black saint miraculously appears to you, listen up.

A miraculous appearance of St. Martin de Porres to his fellow Dominican religious brother is recounted by its experient, a Black professor in New Orleans.

New Black Catholic mission starting in Phoenix, Arizona

Reviving a historic Black parish founded in 1936, the Diocese of Phoenix will soon have weekly Masses at a new mission for African Americans.

Reflection: The Black Catholic martyrs of New York deserve our veneration

On this day 281 years ago, British colonial authorities in New York commenced what includes perhaps the first Black Catholic martyrdoms in the future United States.

Trailer released for documentary on Servant of God Thea Bowman

An upcoming film will cover the life and legacy of Servant of God Thea Bowman, a Black Catholic religious sister and activist who died in 1990.

National prayer union for firefighters honors Denver's Black Catholic saint-to-be

Servant of God Julia Greeley has perhaps the most active cause among the six US Black Catholic saints-to-be, and a prayer union is her guild's latest initiative.

Review: Fr Josh Johnson's 'On Earth as It Is in Heaven' challenges Catholics on racism, unity, and evangelization

A new book on racism and discipleship from one of the nation's best-known Black Catholic priests gets a review from Briana Jansky.

Servant of God Thea Bowman featured in upcoming renamings at Catholic University, Georgetown

America's national Catholic university will honor one of its most famous alums on Friday morning, ahead of a second renaming ceremony at Georgetown the following week.
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