Thea Bowman

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Fr Charles D. Burns, SVD dead at 90

A newsmaking African-American priest and cousin to Thea Bowman who made waves in the Civil Rights and Black Catholic Movements passed away this month in Los Angeles.

Trailer released for documentary on Servant of God Thea Bowman

An upcoming film will cover the life and legacy of Servant of God Thea Bowman, a Black Catholic religious sister and activist who died in 1990.

Servant of God Thea Bowman featured in upcoming renamings at Catholic University, Georgetown

America's national Catholic university will honor one of its most famous alums on Friday morning, ahead of a second renaming ceremony at Georgetown the following week.

Sister Thea Bowman Week kicks off Sunday, ahead of dedication for new center at Viterbo University

Servant of God Thea Bowman's feast day has become an occasion for extended celebration, with her alma mater hosting a week of events and the dedication of a new legacy center.

Sister Thea Bowman Foundation seeks scholarship applicants, partners

Applications are open for a scholarship program supporting African-American high schoolers transitioning to higher education at Catholic schools.

New Catholic pilgrimage series to focus on racial justice in Memphis, Louisville, the Twin Cities, and beyond

Modern Catholic Pilgrim is bringing its racial justice events under the patronage of Servant of God Thea Bowman, with a firm focus and vision for the future.

Reflection: Black Catholics should see Malcolm X as 'a hero'

Gunnar Gundersen reflects on the witness of Malcolm X as a fiercely pro-Black advocate who was once honored as such by a future Catholic saint.
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