New York

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Pierre Toussaint Boulevard now stands in Brooklyn

The Flatbush neighborhood of Brooklyn now can boast of a Black Catholic saint among their geographical markers: behold, Pierre Toussaint Blvd.

Black Catholic boulevard coming to NYC Sunday, honoring Pierre Toussaint

A NYC City Council member is partnering with the Brooklyn Diocese to name a street after Pierre Toussaint, a Black Catholic saint legendary for his charity work in the area.

Virtual worship night for youth and young adults going live tonight at 6pm CST

A free virtual event for youth and young adults is scheduled for tonight featuring Black Catholic priests and laymen speaking on vibrant Christianity in the digital age.

'Her genius': a poem

The next Laetare Medalist is a Black Catholic. Specifically, a ​do-it-all Black Catholic *woman*, and that's worth celebrating. Poetically, Jenario Morgan does just that

Opinion: Black hair is beautiful

As Catholic school administrators—even Black ones—make headlines for discriminating against Black culture, Gunnar Gundersen argues that there must a better way.

Review: 'Black Catholics on the Road to Sainthood' (part 1)

The new (and first) book covering the 6 Black Catholics on the path to sainthood gives an interesting take on Venerable Pierre Toussaint in its first chapter.
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