Slavery

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Knights of Peter Claver hosting webinar today on human trafficking

The nation's Black Catholic fraternal order is again revisiting the invisible pandemic of human trafficking, with an event today featuring experts in Los Angeles.

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.

Opinion: Black Catholics ended slavery, tackled Jim Crow, fought abuse, and saved America

Nate Tinner-Williams argues that from the beginning of US colonial history, Black Catholics have been a sign of contradiction, modeling justice amidst unremitting opposition.

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.

Reflection: Too few people recognize the contributions of Black Catholics—from Toni Morrison to Homer Plessy

Nadra Nittle is a Protestant concerned with the neglect of Black people in Catholic histories. Read why she wrote a new book on Toni Morrison.

Opinion: What to the slave is George Washington's Mount Vernon?

Gunnar Gundersen visits one of the most famous historical sites in American history. It's also a slave plantation.

Canonical coronation set for Oct. 10th in St Augustine, oldest US city and cradle of Black Catholicism

The National Shrine of Our Lady of La Leche, the oldest shrine in America—and in its oldest city—will receive the Pope's highest honor next month.
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