Opinion

Total 27 Posts

Opinion: Hosting Abby Johnson in 2021 is inexcusable

This month, The Catholic University of America not only hosted Abby Johnson, but publicly minimized the danger of her anti-life stances. Gunnar Gundersen responds.

Review: 'Malcolm & Marie', a White tale in Blackface

Sam Levinson's new film attempts to tell a heavy story through Black characters, but his racial biases and personal grudges come through heavier still.

Opinion: Josephine Bakhita, patron saint of freedom

The Sudanese-Italian saint Josephine Bakhita never stepped foot in America, but remains a remarkable model of faith and perseverance for US Black Catholics.

Review: 'Black Catholics on the Road to Sainthood' (part 2)

Henriette Delille overcame multiple bishops to found the second Black religious order in the US in 1837. You wouldn't know it from reading Michael Heinlein's new Black saints book, though.

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.

A thought and a podcast: the Black Catholic Messenger show is live

The Black Catholic Messenger show brings our publication to the airwaves, discussing news relevant to Black Catholics and highlighting forgotten voices.

Catholic vocations: a crisis of Black history

Until Black people are free, none of us are free. When will Black Catholics be free?
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