Longform

Total 16 Posts

Opinion: It's time for an African-American Ordinariate

Is an ordinariate a solution to the centuries-long Black Catholic struggle in the United States? Nate Tinner-Williams opines.

Black Catholic founder's day: an interview with Chicago's DuSable Heritage Association

The DuSable Heritage Association has been fighting for the legacy of their namesake, Chicago's founding settler, for over two decades. A good fight, indeed.

MOSAIC Soul enlivening the vocal music scene of Chicago—from a Black Catholic HQ

A new musical group in Chicago, led by a Black Catholic co-founder and fueled by local connections, is set to release its debut album on Sunday.

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.

'Plaid Skirts & Basic Black' podcast brings light—and Blackness

A veteran Black Catholic podcast enters its third year, interviewing Black Catholics from around the country and world about their stories and shared faith.

Naismith Hall of Famer Lenny Wilkens talks life, basketball, education, and social justice

Lenny Wilkens explains his NBA journey, his roots, his resolve, and his Catholic faith.

Catholic vocations: a crisis of Black history

Until Black people are free, none of us are free. When will Black Catholics be free?
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