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Black Catholics react to the overturning of Roe v. Wade

50 years of abortion rights have been upended by a conservative majority on the Supreme Court, eliciting polarized reactions from legislators and top Catholic clergy.

National Black Catholic Men's Conference set for October in Indy

The National Black Catholic Men’s Conference has returned to in-person status for 2022, scheduled for October 13-16th in Indianapolis, Indiana. The annual event run by the Bowman-Francis Ministry from the Society of the Divine Word is now in its 19th year, and will be held at the JW Marriott

Black Catholic leaders speak out on Uvalde shooting

The latest US mass shooting occurred Tuesday in Texas, the worst since Sandy Hook in 2012. Black Catholics around the country—and the pope—have responded.

Dr. Robert Kelly named first African-American president at University of Portland

A historic Holy Cross school in Oregon has named its first-ever lay and first African-American president in its 121-year history.

Fr Robert Pittman, SSS, communal farm founder and Eucharistic devotee, dies in Ohio at 93

An early Black priest in the US, known for his devotion to the Blessed Sacrament and education of children preparing for First Communion, died in Ohio this week.

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.

Fr Paul Williams, OFM dead at 70

An African-American Franciscan priest, best known for his ministry with Black Catholics in South Carolina and Delaware, has died unexpectedly in Maryland.
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