Opinion

Total 72 Posts

Commentary: Guadalupe Radio Network show disparaging Martin Luther King Jr. 'reprehensible'

EWTN's largest radio affiliate continues to promote David L. Gray, an ultraconservative Black commentator who last week said MLK Masses should not be allowed. Alessandra Harris responds.

Reflection: African Americans are the Church's forgotten Gentiles

Efran Menny finds the Black Catholic struggle—and hope—in the story of Cornelius, the topic of last Sunday's Mass readings.

Opinion: The USCCB's silence on the Capitol riot anniversary was deafening

Alessandra Harris argues that the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops owed the faithful more than nothing on the anniversary of the January 6th attack.

Reflection: Sidney Poitier and the right to be respected

Zuri Davis exposits the anti-racist work and legacy of the first Black man to win acting's highest honor, who died last week at the age of 94.

Opinion: The Catholic Church is covering up anti-Black racism

BCM editor Nate Tinner-Williams gives his take on abuse, racism, and the upcoming 2023 Synod of Bishops.

Opinion: We should celebrate Kwanzaa. (The Bible tells us so.)

Fr Nnaemeka Ali, OMI continues his discussion of Kwanzaa, arguing that it makes Biblical sense to join in the cultural celebrations of the marginalized.

Opinion: Kwanzaa displays the gift of African values to the world

As detractors wage their annual campaign against Kwanzaa, a Nigerian priest offers his perspective on why the holiday has value—and strong African roots.
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