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LaNiyah Murphy, of St Sabina anti-violence group in Chicago, shot and killed at 20

A prominent young Black Catholic activist in Chicago has been shot dead following a dispute Tuesday evening on the South Side.

Norfolk's 'Black basilica' celebrating 30th elevation anniversary this week

One of the nation's oldest Black parishes is celebrating its longstanding recognition as a historic church and national landmark—as well as its patronal feast.

St Brigid Catholic Church—social justice hub and home parish of Amanda Gorman—celebrating centennial this weekend

A nationally-known Black parish in Los Angeles is making 100 this weekend, with the festivities including a Black bishop, a street renaming, and history aplenty.

Bishops' gathering in Baltimore features brief bright spots, more of the same

The USCCB has wrapped its first in-person meeting in two years, but the intervening pandemic and racial reckoning have hardly caused much of a shift.

The Knights of Peter Claver and Ladies Auxiliary: 112 years of Black Catholic faith, service, and social justice

The Knights and Ladies of Peter Claver, the nation's oldest and largest Black Catholic organization, are celebrating Founders' Day on Sunday. Read about their history of faith and social action.

'Leaning into the future God has for us': Atlanta's Our Lady of Lourdes Catholic Church nearing goal for $3M capital campaign

Atlanta's "Mother Church for Black Catholics", more than a century old, is looking to expand and is looking for donors.

Interview: Fr Amado Picardal, CSsR, faithful witness amidst state violence in the Philippines

Zuri Davis shares an interview from 2019 with a peaceful freedom fighter overseas who is also a Redemptorist priest and hermit.
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