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Combating racism is a good and necessary work for the Catholic...

"What can our parishes do to combat the sins of racism in the geographical boundaries of our community?" This is a question I am...

Father Joseph Brown: Reflection on his book, ‘The Sun Whispers, Wait:...

This small book, a collection of mostly new along with some earlier poems, is a gem of wisdom and craftsmanship. Luke (Jesuit Father Joseph Brown)...

Father Joseph Brown: Priest-poet cites hospitality as key to address social...

Jesuit Father Joseph Brown wields a lot of influence in a creative medium he regards as a form of play. Father Brown, professor of Africana...

Catholic educators urged to address racism against backdrop of nation’s current...

WASHINGTON -- When Catholic educators met virtually this year at their annual conference, they took a close look at racism and how teachers should...

Jacqueline Wilson, leader in national and regional organizations for Black Catholics,...

Jacqueline E. Wilson, a resident of the Diocese of Wilmington and a prominent member of several organizations for Black Catholics, died Jan. 8 at...

Oblate Sister of Providence Mary Reginald Gerdes a memorable educator in...

2020 was a year of monumental losses for the nation's community of women religious. Among them was the passing of 88-year-old Oblate Sister of Providence,...

Archbishop Gregory asks Catholics to see Christ in others at Mass...

ST. INIGOES, Md. -- Marking the Sept. 9 feast day of St. Peter Claver with a Mass at a historically Black Catholic church in...

Black Catholic spirituality a force in fight against racism, say Philadelphia...

PHILADELPHIA -- Two Black Catholic pastors in Philadelphia say their parishes are drawing strength from the Eucharist, prayer and a rich spiritual heritage in...

Viewpoint: Black History Month has a little known Catholic history as...

In 1949, famed Harlem Renaissance writer Langston Hughes celebrated Negro History Week (the precursor to Black History Month) with members of the Oblate Sisters...

Black clergy, women religious, seminarians mark history, celebrate

BALTIMORE — The joint conference of the national organizations for black Catholic clergy, women religious, seminarians and deacons finally made its first stop in...

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