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New collection of essays highlights Black Catholic scholarly thought, past and present

A new academic text from the Catholic University of America's publishing house collects essays on liturgy, history, scholarship, religious life, and more.

Albert Raboteau in hospice care

A noted scholar of Black religion in the US—and of Black Catholicism in particular—is reported to be in poor health.

Reflection: Far from "worth it", residential schools were a sin against Christ

Gunnar Gundersen speaks on the still-unfolding residential school scandal(s), and the ill-informed defenses emanating from the Far Right.

Feast day procession for Venerable Augustus Tolton scheduled for tomorrow in Illinois

The nation's first openly Black priest is getting his annual due in Quincy, the town that molded him in his childhood and fostered his priestly call.

Lay Dormant: A primer on Black Catholics' former national office and lay caucus

Nate Tinner-Williams briefly dissects some of the forgotten organizations formed during the height of the Black Catholic Movement.

Vanessa Williams to host PBS Independence Day concert, sing Black National Anthem

Tonight's July 4th celebration at the National Mall will feature a number of Black Catholics, including one of the most outspoken on justice issues.

New Orleans city council renames two parks, street after Black Catholics

Pioneers in jazz, rock and roll, and New Orleans public recreation are the first to be honored by Crescent City legislators' renaming commission.
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