Pope Francis

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Opinion: Climate change is a Black Catholic issue, too

Ahead of the COP26 climate change summit in Glasgow, Alessandra Harris argues that climate change is a matter of racism, faith, and action.

Georgetown and DC archdiocese hosting webinar Thursday featuring Cardinal Wilton Gregory and Gerald Smith Jr.

A new webinar series from the nation's capital diocese will probe issues of justice and global fraternity when it kicks off Thursday with Black Catholics in tow.

Pope Francis petitions Missouri governor for clemency in Ernest Johnson execution case

The Holy Father has spoken through his US emissary to request that the governor of Missouri commute the death sentence of an intellectually disabled inmate.

'Whenever I recall Our Lady’s title, I will be united with you': Cardinal Gregory takes possession of titular church, Immaculate Conception in Rome

The nation's first and only Black cardinal made history in Rome this morning, completing the final formality of his elevation.

Canonical coronation set for Oct. 10th in St Augustine, oldest US city and cradle of Black Catholicism

The National Shrine of Our Lady of La Leche, the oldest shrine in America—and in its oldest city—will receive the Pope's highest honor next month.

Cardinal Wilton Gregory facing opposition, misinformation in the wake of his restrictions on a DC Latin Mass

The nation's lone Black cardinal is catching flak after rescinding permission for a Traditionalist group—and problematic bishop—to celebrate a Traditional Latin Mass at the DC basilica.

New Black monsignor named by Pope Francis

The oldest Black diocesan priest in the nation's oldest Black Catholic region is now a monsignor.
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