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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.

In Memoriam: A powerful letter from a dying Black priest to his doctor

Reprint of a defiantly hopeful (and staunchly Catholic) letter from a Black priest in DC, who passed in 2009 from cancer.

Tamika Tremaglio—a Black Catholic—named head of NBA players' union

A high-powered Deloitte lawyer is headed to the most successful labor union in the world. She's also a Black Catholic.

Jerome Feudjio, America's first native African bishop, to attend celebration tomorrow near DC

Bishop Jerome Feudjio, a Cameroonian native who made history earlier this year as the first-ever African bishop in the US, is coming stateside for a celebration in his honor.

Black Catholics ascending to presidencies in universities nationwide

Simply put, higher education administration in the US is not known for its Blackness. In 2021, however, Black Catholics in particular seem to be a hot pick for search committees.

Black Catholic gold medalists Simone Biles, Matt Centrowitz Jr. qualify for Tokyo Olympics

At least two Black Catholics will compete for Team USA in Tokyo, and both will defend titles from Rio.

Dr. Clint Smith III's "How the Word Is Passed" tops NYT Bestseller List

A Black Catholic has topped the nation's premier bestseller list with a book on the deep history of chattel slavery in the United States.
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