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Black Catholic writer Marcia Chatelain wins James Beard Award for "Franchise" book

A scholar of race and religion from Georgetown University has won a top award for writing on food, following a Pulitzer win for the same book last year.

Black Catholics helping to open National Eucharistic Revival on Sunday

Corpus Christi Sunday will mark the beginning of a two-year revival to drive devotion to the Eucharist, and various Black clergy are among the featured participants.

Pioneering Black Catholic educator Sr Sandra Smithson, SSSF dead at 96

A fiery Black religious sister known for championing effective public education in her hometown of Nashville has passed away.

Amanda Gorman releases new poem in the wake of Uvalde massacre

Amanda Gorman tackles school shootings and gun control in her latest poem, as the US reels from two mass shootings in a 10-day span.

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.

Opinion: American Catholic bishops owe us more in response to anti-Black terrorism

US bishops' responses to the recent racist massacre in Buffalo have varied widely, with some prelates avoiding the elephant in the room. Briana Jansky dissects the inaction.

Fr Joseph A. Brown, SJ being honored this weekend at Sankofa symposium in Illinois

A Black priest and scholar of African-American culture is being feted with a 3-day symposium and endowed scholarship honoring his multifaceted ministerial and teaching career.
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