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Reflection: Rwandan martyrs Cyprien and Daphrose Rugamba modeled pacifism, prayer

A devout Catholic couple and several of their children were among the victims of the Rwandan Genocide. Nancy Saro reflects on their witness as their canonization cause advances.

Documentary on Catholic school desegregation premieres in Augusta, Ga.

Like many US Catholic schools, Aquinas High in Augusta, Georgia was desegregated only 53 years ago. A new documentary from a Catholic-educated Black Detroiter tells the story.

Tamika Tremaglio—a Black Catholic—named head of NBA players' union

A high-powered Deloitte lawyer is headed to the most successful labor union in the world. She's also a Black Catholic.

Gloria Purvis on speakers' circuit in coming months, including tonight at Benedictine College

The nation's Black Catholic media maven will begin a slate of upcoming speaking events tonight in Kansas, speaking on racism as a pro-life issue.

'Black Saints Matter': Caribbean artist highlighting Black saints with original artwork, upcoming graphic novels

A new set of Black saint icons is taking the web by storm, and the creator is ramping up for a set of graphic novels highlighting the diaspora's finest.

Sharon Lavigne, Goldman Prize-winning environmental activist, fundraising to repair home following Hurricane Ida

The nation's premier activist fighting corporation-led climate change is putting out a call for help following the devastation of Hurricane Ida.

Catholics among the few Black Emmy winners this year—including record-breaker RuPaul

Black actors were snubbed entirely at this year's Emmys, but notable wins in other categories may bring a bit of solace, with Catholic connections aplenty.
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