Martyrdom

Total 5 Posts

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.

Commentary: Guadalupe Radio Network show disparaging Martin Luther King Jr. 'reprehensible'

EWTN's largest radio affiliate continues to promote David L. Gray, an ultraconservative Black commentator who last week said MLK Masses should not be allowed. Alessandra Harris responds.

Knights of Peter Claver hosting virtual Kwanzaa event December 29th

The nation's largest and oldest Black Catholic organization is hosting a Kwanzaa event commemorating innocent Black lives lost due to racism.

Reflection: Rwandan martyrs Cyprien and Daphrose Rugamba modeled pacifism, prayer

A devout Catholic couple and several of their children were among the victims of the Rwandan Genocide. Nancy Saro reflects on their witness as their canonization cause advances.
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