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Trailer released for documentary on Servant of God Thea Bowman

An upcoming film will cover the life and legacy of Servant of God Thea Bowman, a Black Catholic religious sister and activist who died in 1990.

Pioneering Black Catholic educator Sr Sandra Smithson, SSSF dead at 96

A fiery Black religious sister known for championing effective public education in her hometown of Nashville has passed away.

Black Catholic school in Mississippi closes doors after sex abuse scandal

A historic Black Catholic school in Mississippi is no more, just one month after the conclusion of a sex abuse trial for a former teacher and friar.

Servant of God Thea Bowman featured in upcoming renamings at Catholic University, Georgetown

America's national Catholic university will honor one of its most famous alums on Friday morning, ahead of a second renaming ceremony at Georgetown the following week.

Where to find a Black bishop this Easter weekend (2022 edition)

A listing of Easter Masses around the Unites States featuring Black bishops.

Fr James "Jim" Goode, OFM, legendary Black Catholic preacher-activist, dies at 81

A lauded Black priest, pastor, and revivalist—integral to the development of the Black Catholic Movement—has passed away after a prolonged illness.

Black Catholics reflect on racism and resistance in webinar from Knights of Peter Claver

A cross-section of Black Catholic leaders met on Saturday to discuss the ongoing struggle against racism in and outside the Catholic Church.
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