Chicago

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Chaka Khan to be honored next month at National Museum of African American Music

A brand-new Black music museum in Nashville is continuing its annual awards ceremony and benefit concert, this year including a few Black Catholics among its honorees.

Accused African priest in New Orleans countersues alleged victim

The pastor of St Peter Claver in New Orleans, who has been on leave since the revelation of an abuse allegation in January, has responded with a lawsuit of his own.

LSU names first-ever Black president—a Catholic

Bill Tate has been named president of LSU, the fruit of a grueling 17-month search overshadowed to date by the school's ongoing sex scandal(s) stemming from its football program.

William J. Walker sworn in as sergeant-at-arms of the US House

Maj. Gen. William J. Walker, Chicago's own and child of the Church, is the newest head of security for the US House of Representatives.

National Parks Week for Black Catholics: The essential list

As the government encourages us to get out and enjoy our public parks, BCM provides an international list of venues connected to Black Catholics of old.

27th annual Archbishop Lyke Image Awards honor Black men nationwide

Black Catholic women in Chicago continued their yearly tradition of honoring Black men, celebrating role models and awarding scholarships to the next generation.

Reflection: The springtime dawn of Venerable Fr Augustus Tolton

On April Fool's Day each year, the Church is blessed to honor the legacy of the first Black priest in America who served his own.
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