Pope Francis

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New Black monsignor named by Pope Francis

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

Cardinal Gregory participating in virtual event with Pope Francis, DC Catholic high school students tomorrow morning

Tomorrow morning, the pope will join Cardinal Gregory and students from one of the capital's many Black Catholic high schools to launch a DC chapter of Francis' youth organization.

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.
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