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Black Catholics helping to open National Eucharistic Revival on Sunday

Corpus Christi Sunday will mark the beginning of a two-year revival to drive devotion to the Eucharist, and various Black clergy are among the featured participants.

Massachusetts bishop strips Black Catholic school of sacraments for flying BLM, Pride flags

Bishop Robert McManus of Worcester has issued a decree forbidding a Black Catholic, Jesuit school in his diocese from identifying as Catholic, following the school’s refusal to remove Black Lives Matter and Pride flags from its campus. The flags at the all-boys middle school in Massachusetts had previously been

National Black Catholic Men's Conference set for October in Indy

The National Black Catholic Men’s Conference has returned to in-person status for 2022, scheduled for October 13-16th in Indianapolis, Indiana. The annual event run by the Bowman-Francis Ministry from the Society of the Divine Word is now in its 19th year, and will be held at the JW Marriott

Sam Smith, former basketball pro, dies at 79 amidst NBA pension controversy

For years, the NBA has refused retirement benefits to former ABA players, despite the two leagues merging in 1976. The latest to die was a Black Catholic.

'Being sponsored by the Jesuits does not alone make a school Catholic': Worcester bishop pens second letter demanding Black Catholic school remove BLM, Pride flags

A Black Catholic school in Massachusetts is once again under fire from Bishop Robert McManus for displaying flags in solidarity with African Americans and the LGBT community.

Review: 'Fat Luther, Slim Pickin's' a must-read on Black Catholic culture, resilience, and faith

A new book from Ave Maria Press highlights the experiences of Black Catholics from the perspectives of two Black Catholics in the heart of the Midwest.

Bishop demands Black Catholic school remove BLM, Pride flags

A predominantly Black Catholic school in Worcester, MA has been targeted in a statement from its bishop after displaying social justice flags for more than a year.
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