Priestly Potshots

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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

'Being sponsored by the Jesuits does not alone make a school Catholic': Worcester bishop pens second letter demanding Black Catholic school remove BLM, Pride flags

A Black Catholic school in Massachusetts is once again under fire from Bishop Robert McManus for displaying flags in solidarity with African Americans and the LGBT community.

BHM Editorial: With Blackness still under assault, the Church cannot remain silent.

The official Black History Month statement from the editorial board of Black Catholic Messenger.

Opinion: The USCCB's silence on the Capitol riot anniversary was deafening

Alessandra Harris argues that the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops owed the faithful more than nothing on the anniversary of the January 6th attack.

Opinion: Archbishop Gomez' address erased Black Latinos too

Anti-Blackness is not new in the Latin American experience, but when the USCCB president embodied the phenomenon in a recent address, it upped the ante.

'Marxist cultural vision': USCCB head José Gomez decries social justice movements

USCCB President José Gomez has taken to his personal website to criticize stateside social justice movements, alleging atheism and heresy ahead of the bishops' annual meeting.

'I can think of no worse response': Black theologian Dr. Jessica Murdoch blasts 2023 Synod plans in event with ousted Vatican doctrine chief Müller

In Philadelphia Thursday night, a conservative Black theologian teamed with an aggrieved German cardinal to discuss the meaning of Catholicism. The results were not pretty.
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