- Apr 21, 2021
For the 50-plus years Father Donald Fest has been a Josephite, he has watched his Baltimore-based religious community unsuccessfully petition the Vatican to declare a universal Year of St. Joseph.
The U.S.-based branch of the Jesuits has unveiled ambitious plans for a “truth and reconciliation” initiative in partnership with descendants of people once enslaved by the Catholic order.
Carla Harris, a top executive at the investment bank Morgan Stanley, and a celebrated gospel singer, speaker and author, will be awarded the University of Notre Dame’s 2021 Laetare Medal.
Joe Hunt, the first African American member of the Knights of Columbus in North Carolina, died Feb. 13 at age 87.
An Archdiocese of Milwaukee priest claimed Thursday that what he calls the “Black Catholic exodus” from the Catholic Church in America calls into question the Catholic Church’s credibility and integrity.
When it comes to the earliest orders of Black Catholic religious sisters in the United States, Shannen Dee Williams wants people to recognize the perseverance, struggle and commitment to God they put forth to make religious life possible for Black women and girls in the United States – something she considers overlooked.
In vast regions of the Amazonian state of Pará, the presence of Black people has been historically invisible, even though it’s an area that received Black migrants from the northeast.