Philanthropy

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National prayer union for firefighters honors Denver's Black Catholic saint-to-be

Servant of God Julia Greeley has perhaps the most active cause among the six US Black Catholic saints-to-be, and a prayer union is her guild's latest initiative.

Explainer: Heart of Mary Catholic School in Mobile, Alabama to remain open

One of the nation's most historic Black Catholic schools has been saved by a team of alumni who have raised nearly half a million dollars since January.

Knights of Peter Claver and Ladies Auxiliary to hold 106th national convention July 15-20th in Chicago

The nation's premier Black Catholic fraternal order is hosting its 106th national convention this July, after two years in a virtual format due to the pandemic.

Kobe Bryant estate ends dispute with Nike, announces new partnership

The second-largest apparel company in the world will once again begin producing apparel featuring the name and likeness of Kobe Bryant, after a year of halted production.

Following Hurricane Ida, Xavier University of Louisana reopening on September 13th

Post-hurricane, the nation's Catholic HBCU is restoring power as well as hope, providing for students and preparing for a reopening sooner than many imagined.

Biff Poggi, football coach and funder, departing St Frances Academy

The coach of one of the best football programs in the country—which he personally funded at a Black Catholic high school in Baltimore—is returning to the college ranks.

Going Lange: Saint Frances Academy on the verge

After nearly 200 years, Saint Frances Academy began to make the news for something other than their saintly Black founder, but is there more to the story?
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