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Fr Charles D. Burns, SVD dead at 90

A newsmaking African-American priest and cousin to Thea Bowman who made waves in the Civil Rights and Black Catholic Movements passed away this month in Los Angeles.

Amanda Gorman releases new poem in the wake of Uvalde massacre

Amanda Gorman tackles school shootings and gun control in her latest poem, as the US reels from two mass shootings in a 10-day span.

Opinion: American Catholic bishops owe us more in response to anti-Black terrorism

US bishops' responses to the recent racist massacre in Buffalo have varied widely, with some prelates avoiding the elephant in the room. Briana Jansky dissects the inaction.

Dean Baquet stepping down as New York Times executive editor in June

The New York Times' top editor, a Black Catholic from New Orleans, is stepping down later this year after an eight-year tenure.

Kobe Bryant estate ends dispute with Nike, announces new partnership

The second-largest apparel company in the world will once again begin producing apparel featuring the name and likeness of Kobe Bryant, after a year of halted production.

Michael Howard named inaugural fellow in new Black Catholic program at Loyola Marymount University

A popular figure within the Black Catholic community of Washington DC has been named to a new fellowship at Loyola Marymount University in Los Angeles.

Interview: Fr Anthony "Amde" Hamilton, Creole poet and rap founder turned Oriental Orthodox priest

A sit-down with one of the first rappers in history, a Catholic-raised Creole with strong Louisiana roots and a bone to pick with the powers that be.
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