Memphis

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Trailer released for documentary on Servant of God Thea Bowman

An upcoming film will cover the life and legacy of Servant of God Thea Bowman, a Black Catholic religious sister and activist who died in 1990.

Where to find a Black bishop this Easter weekend (2022 edition)

A listing of Easter Masses around the Unites States featuring Black bishops.

New Catholic pilgrimage series to focus on racial justice in Memphis, Louisville, the Twin Cities, and beyond

Modern Catholic Pilgrim is bringing its racial justice events under the patronage of Servant of God Thea Bowman, with a firm focus and vision for the future.

A rock befitting St. Peter's: Samuel Henderson, a Black Catholic hero in the 1878 Memphis plague

The fame of a certain 19th-century Black Catholic handyman is well known in his native Memphis, but his death in 1907 was perhaps only the beginning of his story.

What is the Blackest diocese in America? It depends.

Ever wondered which diocese has the highest percentage of Black Catholics. With the help of some data from 2016, we might just have the answer.

Modern Catholic Pilgrim hosting Black Catholic pilgrimages this fall (and why)

October will bring racial justice pilgrimages in Louisville and Memphis—the latter featuring the grave of Servant of God Thea Bowman and the National Shrine of St Martin de Porres.
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