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Statement: National Black Catholic Seminarians Association on Juneteenth 2022

The official Juneteenth statement of the association representing Catholic seminarians of African descent in the United States.

Sam Smith, former basketball pro, dies at 79 amidst NBA pension controversy

For years, the NBA has refused retirement benefits to former ABA players, despite the two leagues merging in 1976. The latest to die was a Black Catholic.

Reflection: The Black Catholic martyrs of New York deserve our veneration

On this day 281 years ago, British colonial authorities in New York commenced what includes perhaps the first Black Catholic martyrdoms in the future United States.

Black Catholic clergy speak out on White Supremacist massacre in Buffalo

A number of African-American priests and bishops have lent their voices to the chorus condemning the racist shootings in upstate New York last weekend.

UPDATED: Catholic professor from Notre Dame cited in Buffalo shooter's manifesto

The 180-page White Supremacist manifesto that preceded the deadly shooting in Buffalo cited a White Catholic professor from one of the nation's most prestigious Catholic universities.

Opinion: American Catholic bishops owe us more in response to anti-Black terrorism

US bishops' responses to the recent racist massacre in Buffalo have varied widely, with some prelates avoiding the elephant in the room. Briana Jansky dissects the inaction.

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.
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