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Dr. Beverly Carroll, legendary Black Catholic advocate, dies at 75

An eminent Black Catholic organizer, educator, and administrator, integral to the Black Catholic Movement and its episcopal collaborations, has died.

Interview: New podcast on Fr Clarence Rivers—the father of Black Catholic liturgy

Cincinnati's first Black priest, who also spearheaded the liturgical side of the Black Catholic Movement, is the subject of a podcast launched over the summer.

Statement: National Black Sisters' Conference on USCCB head Gómez' speech against social justice movements

The nation's Black sisters are the first Black Catholic organization to directly address this month's controversial statements from Archbishop José Gómez.

Gallery honoring late Black archbishop to be dedicated this morning in Atlanta

A new Black Catholic gallery in Atlanta is being dedicated today, highlighting Black Catholic history, art, and a late archbishop with a habit of making history.

Reflection: Too few people recognize the contributions of Black Catholics—from Toni Morrison to Homer Plessy

Nadra Nittle is a Protestant concerned with the neglect of Black people in Catholic histories. Read why she wrote a new book on Toni Morrison.

Longtime educator Fr Joseph Doyle, SSJ, laid to rest in New Orleans

A well-respected priest in the Josephite society has passed, leaving a legacy of faith, outreach, and advocacy for those in need.

A lost Black bishop, the first African-American ordinary abroad

In most lists of African-American Catholic bishops, one Louisiana man is conspicuously missing, despite his Acadiana upbringing. Today, we tell his story.
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