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Fr Joseph A. Brown, SJ being honored this weekend at Sankofa symposium in Illinois

A Black priest and scholar of African-American culture is being feted with a 3-day symposium and endowed scholarship honoring his multifaceted ministerial and teaching career.

St. Alphonsus "Rock" Church in St. Louis robbed of $20,000 AC units

A popular Black parish in St. Louis fell victim to large-scale theft last week, the latest to strike the 161-year-old Catholic community.

Sisters of Charity Federation acknowledges slaveholding in new statement

14 congregations of women religious in the US have newly detailed their connection to the enslavement—and, at times, the selling—of African Americans in the 1800s.

Annual gala honoring Chicago's Black Catholic founder set for March 5th

A Chicago public park in honor of Jean Baptiste Point DuSable was announced 35 years ago. It is still yet to come, and a local nonprofit aims to be the change.

Ignatian Family Teach-In for Justice this weekend to feature prominent Black Catholics

The nation's largest Catholic social justice conference will run Saturday through Monday, and some of the nation's premier Black Catholic activists will be teaching-in.

Where to find a Black Catholic History Month event (2021 edition)

Looking for an event in your area (or an online event) to celebrate Black Catholic History Month this year? We have you covered.

Josephine Baker to enter French Pantheon

One of America's earliest Black expat celebrities—and one of its fiercest activists—will receive France's highest burial honor this Fall.
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