Pope Francis

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Reflection: Heed the social wisdom of Francis, Auden, Moten, and Baldwin

Integrating the thought of James Baldwin, W. H. Auden, and Fred Moten, BCM guest author Brendan Johnson reflects on "Fratelli Tutti" for its semi-anniversary.

Opinion: The CDF can be trusted

The Vatican took over headlines today by formally replying to the question of whether Catholic priests can bless same-sex unions. Their message should not surprise.

Opinion: It's time for an African-American Ordinariate

Is an ordinariate a solution to the centuries-long Black Catholic struggle in the United States? Nate Tinner-Williams opines.

Black Catholics bring unique perspective to the World Day for Consecrated Life

Hundreds gathered virtually to celebrate the World Day for Consecrated Life, an annual vocations event. Two Black Catholics shared during the event.

Pope Francis receives, blesses NBA jersey from the Atlanta Hawks

Following last Fall's visit to the Vatican from NBA players and union officials, an NBA team has sent the Pope a customized jersey. It appears he likes it.

New book from the Vatican renews hope for an African-American rite

The Vatican's upcoming book on liturgy may pave the way for a new discussion on an African-American Catholic rite.

'Reclaim the dignity of every human being': Pope Francis, too, has a dream

The Pope's new book covers a wide range of social justice topics, consistent with his oeuvre and potentially indispensable for the oppressed around the world.
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