Chicago

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2 Black Catholic schools closing permanently in New Orleans and Mobile

A pair of African-American schools in two of the Blackest archdiocese in the country are slated to close at the end of the current school year.

LaNiyah Murphy, of St Sabina anti-violence group in Chicago, shot and killed at 20

A prominent young Black Catholic activist in Chicago has been shot dead following a dispute Tuesday evening on the South Side.

Cardinal Wilton Gregory of DC tests positive for COVID-19

The nation's boosted Black cardinal has contracted the deadly Coronavirus, reporting no symptoms as of Friday evening.

St Sabina's holding NYE march against Chicago gun violence

Chicago's most prominent Black parish is once again making its voice heard in the fight against gun violence, hosting a peace march on New Year's Eve.

'End the tale of two cities': Chicago's Saint Sabina Church holding press conference Tuesday on government response to homicide crisis

Chicago's most active Black parish is gathering tomorrow morning to demand the local government address the record-setting murder rate in 2021.

Black Catholic scholars help launch 'Queer Catholic Theologians of Color' project

Last month in Chicago, a group of Catholic scholars launched a new group centering LGBTQ Catholic voices in the struggle against injustice.

What is the Blackest diocese in America? It depends.

Ever wondered which diocese has the highest percentage of Black Catholics. With the help of some data from 2016, we might just have the answer.
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