Opinion

Total 47 Posts

Lay Dormant: A primer on Black Catholics' former national office and lay caucus

Nate Tinner-Williams briefly dissects some of the forgotten organizations formed during the height of the Black Catholic Movement.

Reflection: Profiled at the altar

Do African Americans experience racial profiling in the Church? Unfortunately yes. and not just in the past. Alessandra Harris shares a personal experience.

Reflection: 'In The Heights' and Afro-Latino erasure

Lin Manuel-Miranda's latest is stirring up controversy on the silver screen, occasioning an explanatory reflection from BCM's resident Afro-Latino, Gunnar Gundersen.

570 executed and counting: A Pentecost season reflection

Michael Howard of Eat the Scroll Ministry offers a reflection on the execution of another child of God in America, the first under the Biden administration.

Reflection: Who is Mary in the life of a social justice advocate?

Dr. Valerie D. Lewis-Mosley offers a reflection on the life and witness of the Virgin Mary as a model for activism in the present day.

Reflection: The Sacred Heart Beats For LGBT Catholics

As Pride Month brings out the usual hardline rejection of LGBT people by many in the Church, Stephen Staten offers a corrective based on his own experience as a gay Catholic.

Opinion: Don't sleep, Bishop Barron

Bishop Robert Barron can't seem to hold his peace on "woke" ideology and the modern racial justice movement. Gunnar Gundersen offers a critique.
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