Washington DC

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In Memoriam: A powerful letter from a dying Black priest to his doctor

Reprint of a defiantly hopeful (and staunchly Catholic) letter from a Black priest in DC, who passed in 2009 from cancer.

Cardinal Wilton Gregory of DC tests positive for COVID-19

The nation's boosted Black cardinal has contracted the deadly Coronavirus, reporting no symptoms as of Friday evening.

Cardinal Gregory returns to Today Show for Christmas interview

The nation's African-American cardinal appeared today on the weekend edition of the popular morning show for a discussion on Christmas, COVID, and faithful fellowship.

'Needless controversy and confusion': CUA president cancels George Floyd icon following second theft

CUA's president John Garvey has changed course, all but precluding the possibility of a third George Floyd icon being installed at the school following right-wing controversy.

George Floyd icon stolen from Catholic University of America—again

Continued opposition from the student body at the USCCB-run Catholic University of America has led to a second theft of an icon depicting George Floyd as Jesus Christ.

African-American Josephite seminarian receiving ministry of lector December 17th, Congolese being ordained transitional deacon

An African-American seminarian will soon make his next step toward religious brotherhood with the Josephites—the only religious society dedicated to serving the Black community.

George Floyd icon stolen from Catholic University of America, minimized by administration

A newly controversial image at the bishops' college in DC, depicting George Floyd as Jesus, has caused internet furor and university damage control.
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