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XULA named #3 HBCU in the nation

Xavier University of Louisiana, the nation's Catholic HBCU, has kept its place in the annual US News' college rankings amidst a year of growth and challenge.

On this feast of St Cyprian, African bishop and martyr, remember his faithful ministry during a pandemic

A more than decade-long pandemic in the 3rd century brought out the best in an African saint and the Christian Church. What does it teach us today?

Black Catholic descendant of Tuskegee Experiment featured on NBC News touting COVID-19 vaccines

A DC-area Black Catholic, a descendant of the Tuskegee Experiment in Alabama, is speaking out in favor of the COVID-19 vaccines.

XULA VP on vaccination panel tonight, as university prepares to disenroll unvaccinated students

As the nation's Catholic HBCU makes good on a promise to enforce its vaccination policy, it also is promoting the vaccine with Louisiana's health agency.

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.

Black Catholics win big in Catholic Press Awards

African Americans were counted among the creators, co-creators, and subjects of a number of award-winning Catholic media pieces last year. We have a list.

Black Catholic wins Goldman Environmental Prize

The world's top environmental prize has gone to a Black Catholic in St. James Parish, Louisiana, an area beset by cancer risks from loosely regulated chemical plants.
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