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Virtual event to honor Venerable Augustus Tolton ahead of 125th feast day

Priests and scholars will assemble for a virtual event on July 8th, one day before the feast of the first openly Black Catholic priest in the US.

Black Catholics react to the overturning of Roe v. Wade

50 years of abortion rights have been upended by a conservative majority on the Supreme Court, eliciting polarized reactions from legislators and top Catholic clergy.

Opinion: I'm not the only Catholic who wants more politicians like Pastor Chris Butler

Douglas Stringer explains why he supports the campaign of a Black pro-life Democrat in the race for retiring Rep. Bobby Rush's seat in Congres.

Fr Charles D. Burns, SVD dead at 90

A newsmaking African-American priest and cousin to Thea Bowman who made waves in the Civil Rights and Black Catholic Movements passed away this month in Los Angeles.

Two African Americans to be ordained Catholic priests on Saturday

This weekend will bring the ordination of two new African-American Catholic priests in the United States, both of whom hail from the same Black parish in Georgia.

Black Catholic leaders speak out on Uvalde shooting

The latest US mass shooting occurred Tuesday in Texas, the worst since Sandy Hook in 2012. Black Catholics around the country—and the pope—have responded.

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.
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