International

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Reflection: When a Black saint miraculously appears to you, listen up.

A miraculous appearance of St. Martin de Porres to his fellow Dominican religious brother is recounted by its experient, a Black professor in New Orleans.

A forgotten Franciscan: The first Black Catholic priest in American history?

In the mid-16th century, an expedition searching for gold in the American Southwest contained what historical records indicate was an Afro-Spanish Catholic priest.

Remembering Francisco Menéndez and Bloody Mose

The Siege of Fort Mose constituted one of the most important battles in US Catholic history. It was orchestrated with the help of a Black Catholic militia.

Reflection: The Black Catholic martyrs of New York deserve our veneration

On this day 281 years ago, British colonial authorities in New York commenced what includes perhaps the first Black Catholic martyrdoms in the future United States.

Pioneering Black Catholic educator Sr Sandra Smithson, SSSF dead at 96

A fiery Black religious sister known for championing effective public education in her hometown of Nashville has passed away.

African-American Josephite seminarian receiving ministry of acolyte on Saturday

Br Cursey "CJ" Calais, SSJ is nearing the completion of his formation as a religious brother, marked by two ceremonies this weekend in DC.

Bishop-elect Jacques Fabre, CS to be installed Friday afternoon in Charleston

The nation's first Haitian Catholic ordinary will be installed Friday in Charleston, with fellow Black prelates in tow alongside bishops from around the country.
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