Black sisters

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Black religious sisters release new voting rights statement alongside LCWR

The National Black Sisters' Conference has once again spoken out in support of voting rights protections currently stalled in the Senate.

New Thea Bowman portrait created by painter Vernon Adams

A stunning new portrait of Servant of God Thea Bowman has emerged out of Dallas, from an artist raised in the diocese where the activist-sister was born and later served.

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.

Reflection: "We are beloved"—an oft-needed reminder from Servant of God Thea Bowman

Karianna Frey, a Black Catholic author with family connections to a saintly Black nun, reflects on her witness and the new devotional she wrote in her honor.

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.

Statement: National Black Sisters' Conference on USCCB head Gómez' speech against social justice movements

The nation's Black sisters are the first Black Catholic organization to directly address this month's controversial statements from Archbishop José Gómez.

DC's East of the River Revival still powerful in its 32nd year

Black Catholics in the DC metro gathered Monday night for the 32nd annual Southeast Deanery Revival, a night of hope and encouragement highlighting Black patrimony and praise.
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