Rome

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Catholic sculptor Edmonia Lewis to receive official US postage stamp

A new stamp from the US Postal Service will honor a Black Catholic sculptor who spent much of her career gaining accolades in Rome.

Campaign in support of African-American saint candidates sending first batch of letters to Rome

A letter-writing initiative to expedite the sainthood causes of African Americans is sending several hundred letters to the Holy See this week.

Black Catholic, first African American to cross the Atlantic, invited to Vatican for World AIDS Day

A noted HIV/AIDS activist from New York is headed to Rome later this week to commemorate a historic meeting with Pope St John Paul II.

In conference address, Pope Francis praises George Floyd protesters as 'collective Samaritans'

In a message to a global gathering of social justice activists, the Holy Father once again backed protests over the past year and a half for Black lives.

'Whenever I recall Our Lady’s title, I will be united with you': Cardinal Gregory takes possession of titular church, Immaculate Conception in Rome

The nation's first and only Black cardinal made history in Rome this morning, completing the final formality of his elevation.
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