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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.

Analysis: 'Jimmy Akin's Mysterious World' tackles Harriet Tubman

A Catholic podcast on the supernatural recently covered Harriet Tubman and the legacy of state-sanctioned slavery. Briana Jansky dives in.

Opinion: 4 economic policies families need in a world without Roe

Roe is no more, but all will suffer without a commitment to post-birth family support mechanisms, says Efran Menny.

Opinion: Overturning Roe demands a commitment to Black women's health

In the new post-Roe world, political divisions must be overcome to address the disproportionate health needs of Black women, says Briana Jansky.

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.

Opinion: I'm not the only Catholic who wants more politicians like Pastor Chris Butler

Douglas Stringer explains why he supports the campaign of a Black pro-life Democrat in the race for retiring Rep. Bobby Rush's seat in Congres.

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
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