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Massachusetts bishop strips Black Catholic school of sacraments for flying BLM, Pride flags

Bishop Robert McManus of Worcester has issued a decree forbidding a Black Catholic, Jesuit school in his diocese from identifying as Catholic, following the school’s refusal to remove Black Lives Matter and Pride flags from its campus. The flags at the all-boys middle school in Massachusetts had previously been

Following outcry, changes at Boston College multicultural center put on hold

Boston College, a Jesuit university that has struggled with racist incidents in recent years, has backed off plans to restructure its intercultural center.

Fr George Clements subject of abuse claim settled by Chicago archdiocese

After being partially cleared of an allegation following his death in 2019, a pioneering Black priest in Chicago is again the subject of a child sex abuse case.

Bishop demands Black Catholic school remove BLM, Pride flags

A predominantly Black Catholic school in Worcester, MA has been targeted in a statement from its bishop after displaying social justice flags for more than a year.

Sister Thea Bowman Foundation seeks scholarship applicants, partners

Applications are open for a scholarship program supporting African-American high schoolers transitioning to higher education at Catholic schools.

National Black Catholic Congress young adults webinar series airing final episode on Monday

The fourth and final episode of a series showcasing the perspective of young Black Catholic academics will air next week.

Catholic sculptor Edmonia Lewis to receive official US postage stamp

A new stamp from the US Postal Service will honor a Black Catholic sculptor who spent much of her career gaining accolades in Rome.
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