Opinion

Total 63 Posts

Opinion: Archbishop Gomez' address erased Black Latinos too

Anti-Blackness is not new in the Latin American experience, but when the USCCB president embodied the phenomenon in a recent address, it upped the ante.

What is the Blackest diocese in America? It depends.

Ever wondered which diocese has the highest percentage of Black Catholics. With the help of some data from 2016, we might just have the answer.

Born 442 years ago, St Martin de Porres is a man for our times

The life and witness of the first Black saint from the Americas continues to inspire the world. His fellow Dominican, Fr Jeffery Ott, reflects.

Reflection: Rwandan martyrs Cyprien and Daphrose Rugamba modeled pacifism, prayer

A devout Catholic couple and several of their children were among the victims of the Rwandan Genocide. Nancy Saro reflects on their witness as their canonization cause advances.

Reflection: 21st-century vocation and mission from the perspective of a Black religious brother

A Black Dominican brother in New Orleans explains his ministry, vocation story, and why God is still calling men to religious brotherhood.

On this feast of St Cyprian, African bishop and martyr, remember his faithful ministry during a pandemic

A more than decade-long pandemic in the 3rd century brought out the best in an African saint and the Christian Church. What does it teach us today?

Opinion: What to the slave is George Washington's Mount Vernon?

Gunnar Gundersen visits one of the most famous historical sites in American history. It's also a slave plantation.
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