Vatican

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New letter from Pope Francis urges compassion for LGBT community

Pope Francis has once again spoken out in support of LGBT Catholics, part of a wave of support expressed since 2019, and especially in the past year.

Report: Alleged miracles for sainthood cause of Venerable Augustus Tolton now under investigation

A number of miracles that could bring about the first-ever beatification of an African American are now being inspected by official investigators from Rome.

Bishop demands Black Catholic school remove BLM, Pride flags

A predominantly Black Catholic school in Worcester, MA has been targeted in a statement from its bishop after displaying social justice flags for more than a year.

Bishop Shelton Fabre named next Archbishop of Louisville

One of the nation's two Black ordinaries has been tapped to head the Archdiocese of Louisville, making history as the first-ever non-White person in the role.

Opinion: The Catholic Church is covering up anti-Black racism

BCM editor Nate Tinner-Williams gives his take on abuse, racism, and the upcoming 2023 Synod of Bishops.

Vatican tightens vaccination requirements for employees, tourists

Ahead of Christmas, the Vatican has issued new guidance on COVID-19, no longer allowing unvaccinated employees to use negative tests to come to work and receive pay.

Campaign in support of African-American saint candidates sending first batch of letters to Rome

A letter-writing initiative to expedite the sainthood causes of African Americans is sending several hundred letters to the Holy See this week.
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