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Simone Biles, Diane Nash to receive Presidential Medal of Freedom

Black women will receive the nation's highest civilian honor for the first time since 2016 in a ceremony scheduled for July 7th at the White House.

Black Catholic writer Marcia Chatelain wins James Beard Award for "Franchise" book

A scholar of race and religion from Georgetown University has won a top award for writing on food, following a Pulitzer win for the same book last year.

Black Catholics react to the overturning of Roe v. Wade

50 years of abortion rights have been upended by a conservative majority on the Supreme Court, eliciting polarized reactions from legislators and top Catholic clergy.

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.

Black Catholics helping to open National Eucharistic Revival on Sunday

Corpus Christi Sunday will mark the beginning of a two-year revival to drive devotion to the Eucharist, and various Black clergy are among the featured participants.

Opinion: As Roe totters, Democrats must consider their Whole Life roots

Doug Stringer, a political consultant in DC, opines on how the Democratic Party can reorient itself for the long haul as legalized abortion becomes increasingly fraught.

Black Catholic leaders speak out on Uvalde shooting

The latest US mass shooting occurred Tuesday in Texas, the worst since Sandy Hook in 2012. Black Catholics around the country—and the pope—have responded.
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