Suffering

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Black bishops leading Haiti prayer service tomorrow, Mass on August 27th

In the wake of Haiti's latest earthquake, retired Auxiliary Bishop Guy Sansaricq and Cardinal Wilton Gregory are leading events in solidarity with victims and their loved ones.

'I do not feel welcome at all': One Black Catholic student's experience in a Colorado Springs Catholic high school

A high schooler in Colorado's second-largest city is facing an uphill battle against racism, but has recently entered the national Black Catholic consciousness as a young voice for truth.

William King, nonprofit director and public speaker, preaches young adult event in Los Angeles

A former seminarian with the Josephites, William King is continuing to make an impact in his community as he speaks and serves in South Los Angeles.

Reflection: Simon of Cyrene, a model of hope for Catholics of African descent

Efran Menny offers a reflection on Simon of Cyrene, an ancient African saint who models service and hope for the children of the diaspora.

Black Catholic wins Goldman Environmental Prize

The world's top environmental prize has gone to a Black Catholic in St. James Parish, Louisiana, an area beset by cancer risks from loosely regulated chemical plants.

Reflection: Who is Mary in the life of a social justice advocate?

Dr. Valerie D. Lewis-Mosley offers a reflection on the life and witness of the Virgin Mary as a model for activism in the present day.

Floyd and Greenwood: a tale of two tragedies

George Floyd's murder and the Tulsa Race Massacre are two events in a long line of state-sponsored violence against African Americans. Can the tradition be uprooted?
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