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Black Catholic pilgrimage set for Sunday in Minneapolis

Will Peterson, founder of Modern Catholic Pilgrim, details this weekend's event in Minneapolis commemorating a Black parish torn apart by racist city planning.

XULA baseball returns today after six decades away

Xavier University of Louisiana has brought its baseball program back from the dead, taking the field for the first time since the Civil Rights Movement.

Black Catholic Round-up (2/22/2021)

The latest edition of the #BlackCatholicRoundup features the new Pew study on Black religion, St Julia Greeley, Fr Clarence Rivers, a bevy of history pieces, and more.

Opinion: 'Black Church' doc from Henry Louis Gates chooses spectacle over accuracy

A new 4-hour documentary from TV's favorite Black historian aims to explain Black Christianity. More time, or perhaps more expertise, would've gone a long way.

Opinion: Josephine Bakhita, patron saint of freedom

The Sudanese-Italian saint Josephine Bakhita never stepped foot in America, but remains a remarkable model of faith and perseverance for US Black Catholics.

Review: 'Black Catholics on the Road to Sainthood' (part 2)

Henriette Delille overcame multiple bishops to found the second Black religious order in the US in 1837. You wouldn't know it from reading Michael Heinlein's new Black saints book, though.

Black Catholic Round-up (2/9/2021)

Black History Month has brought a bevy of stories concerning Black Catholics already, but the topics covered are by no means limited to history. Read on!
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