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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.

Karine Jean-Pierre, Catholic-raised activist from Brooklyn, named next White House press secretary

President Joe Biden's newest press chief is a Haitian-American LGBT immigrant who was raised in the Catholic Church.

Excerpt: 'A journey of hope' in the life of a Black Jesuit

Patrick Saint-Jean, SJ narrates his experience as a seminary student struggling against racism—all while navigating life as a Jesuit and as a Black Catholic new to America.

Review: 'Fat Luther, Slim Pickin's' a must-read on Black Catholic culture, resilience, and faith

A new book from Ave Maria Press highlights the experiences of Black Catholics from the perspectives of two Black Catholics in the heart of the Midwest.

Review: 'Powerful' new book explores Catholic racism from a Black perspective

A new book explores the struggle of Black Catholics to find a home in the Church, and the path forward for authentic and meaningful anti-racist ministry.

Orthodox deacon releases new Lenten devotional highlighting African saints

An Eastern Orthodox convert from the Black Baptist Church has authored a new book on African saints, meant for use among Christians during the Lenten season.
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