Opinion

Total 39 Posts

Reflection: Solidarity in Dostoevsky and Melville

Jeffrey Wald traces out the principles of true compassion and brotherly love in the "The Brothers Karamazov" and "Benito Cereno", linking them to modern America.

Statement on the conviction of Derek Chauvin

The official statement of Black Catholic Messenger on the conviction of one Derek Chauvin—murderer of George Floyd, former police officer, and current inmate.

Reflection: The Gospel according to DMX

Few artists are as associated with the streets and the Church as explicitly as DMX. In the wake of his tragic death, his faith witness is highlighted by Gunnar Gundersen.

Reflection: The springtime dawn of Venerable Fr Augustus Tolton

On April Fool's Day each year, the Church is blessed to honor the legacy of the first Black priest in America who served his own.

Reflection: Amidst great loss, remember Mother Teresa this Holy Week

As the whole world continues to experience a "dark night of the soul" in the throes of a global pandemic, Alessandra Harris reflects on a unique saintly witness.

Fr Dave Nix and David L. Gray tag team a terrible take on Black Catholics

David L. Gray, an infamous Black Catholic YouTuber out of Ohio, continues his crusade against Black culture—assisted by Fr Dave Nix, a White monk from Denver.

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.
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