Pope Francis

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Massachusetts bishop strips Black Catholic school of sacraments for flying BLM, Pride flags

Bishop Robert McManus of Worcester has issued a decree forbidding a Black Catholic, Jesuit school in his diocese from identifying as Catholic, following the school’s refusal to remove Black Lives Matter and Pride flags from its campus. The flags at the all-boys middle school in Massachusetts had previously been

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.

Analysis: How US Catholic leaders can make equity and justice their priority

Taking a recent Pew study as her muse, Dr. Mary McConner makes the case for a more full-orbed witness to social justice in the life of the Catholic Church.

Black Catholic leaders speak out on Uvalde shooting

The latest US mass shooting occurred Tuesday in Texas, the worst since Sandy Hook in 2012. Black Catholics around the country—and the pope—have responded.

Bishop-elect Jacques Fabre, CS to be installed Friday afternoon in Charleston

The nation's first Haitian Catholic ordinary will be installed Friday in Charleston, with fellow Black prelates in tow alongside bishops from around the country.

New letter from Pope Francis urges compassion for LGBT community

Pope Francis has once again spoken out in support of LGBT Catholics, part of a wave of support expressed since 2019, and especially in the past year.

Bishop demands Black Catholic school remove BLM, Pride flags

A predominantly Black Catholic school in Worcester, MA has been targeted in a statement from its bishop after displaying social justice flags for more than a year.
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