Reviews

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Review: "Take Me to the River: New Orleans", an unintentionally Black Catholic music documentary

A limited-release music doc showcases the Crescent City's musical legacy, including Black Catholics who've dominated the scene for decades.

Review: Fr Josh Johnson's 'On Earth as It Is in Heaven' challenges Catholics on racism, unity, and evangelization

A new book on racism and discipleship from one of the nation's best-known Black Catholic priests gets a review from Briana Jansky.

Review: 'Father Stu' gives Catholicism a fair shake, despite flaws

Hollywood's newest Catholic offering is a story filled with inspiration and faith, but also question marks and even more questionable real-life actors.

Review: 'Fat Luther, Slim Pickin's' a must-read on Black Catholic culture, resilience, and faith

A new book from Ave Maria Press highlights the experiences of Black Catholics from the perspectives of two Black Catholics in the heart of the Midwest.

Review: 'Powerful' new book explores Catholic racism from a Black perspective

A new book explores the struggle of Black Catholics to find a home in the Church, and the path forward for authentic and meaningful anti-racist ministry.

Review: Amanda Gorman's 'Call Us What We Carry' is a subtly Black Catholic masterpiece

Amanda Gorman's latest book of poetry has topped charts and wowed readers since its release in early December. Gunnar Gundersen digs deep in his review.

Reflection: What 'Don't Look Up' teaches us about government, the environment, and COVID-19

Efran Menny breaks down the new Netflix hit and how it informs the global response to various health concerns in the modern age.
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