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Andrew Lyke leading anti-racism webinar tomorrow with Catholic Prison Ministries Coalition, Franciscan retreat 10/24

Andrew Lyke is scheduled for his final ministry events as an activist, following an announcement in August that he is stepping down to focus on his family.

Catholics among the few Black Emmy winners this year—including record-breaker RuPaul

Black actors were snubbed entirely at this year's Emmys, but notable wins in other categories may bring a bit of solace, with Catholic connections aplenty.

Frt. Carl Gales, SVD nears ordination, professing final vows Saturday

An African-American seminarian with the Society of the Divine Word is taking perpetual vows on Saturday, signaling a soon-coming ordination to the priesthood.

Black Catholics ascending to presidencies in universities nationwide

Simply put, higher education administration in the US is not known for its Blackness. In 2021, however, Black Catholics in particular seem to be a hot pick for search committees.

One-man show on Venerable Augustus Tolton touring once again

Jim Coleman stars as America's first openly Black priest in a one-man theatre production that has returned to the stage and is booking new venues.

Statement: Andrew Lyke on stepping down from ministry, prioritizing family

Andrew Lyke, who with his wife Terri has ministered to couples nationwide for decades, shares his rationale for moving on and prioritizing his own family life.

NETWORK Lobby names Black Catholic as second-in-command

The nation's most high-profile social justice group run by religious sisters has named Joan F. Neal as their first-ever deputy executive director.
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