Anthony Brown, a Black Catholic, is leading the charge to uncover abuse in Maryland locations of the (Arch)dioceses of Washington and Wilmington.
For the first time, the NBCC formed the five-year plan by surveying participants from their national gathering, held most recently in summer 2023.
The Black Catholic foundress and nun on the path to sainthood will be the honoree of a Mass celebrated by Archbishop William Lori.
The activists have long called for an exception to the notably unwieldy canonization process—which has yet to produce a single Black American saint.
As the synod rolls on in Rome, African Americans plan to make their voices heard in the Dicastery for the Causes of Saints. Ralph Moore Jr. explains.
In the wake of the latest National Black Catholic Congress, practitioners are making moves to keep the fire burning—and bring it back home.
The event is being organized by representatives from St. Augustine Catholic Church, the mother church of Black Catholics in the nation's capital.
Thermo Fisher Scientific agreed to the deal following a 2021 lawsuit that sought compensation for decades of unauthorized use of the genetic material obtained in 1951.
The former chair of theology at Xavier University of Louisiana was newly listed in June as having been accused in the Archdiocese of Baltimore in 2020.
The Afro-Cuban American foundress started the first order of Black Catholic nuns in the United States.
The historic religious society serving African Americans is meeting for its general chapter this week in Washington.
The remains of the venerated Black Catholic foundress were canonically transferred to her order's motherhouse in 2013.
The 2021 documentary from Gloria Rolando covers the work of the African-American nuns in the Caribbean during the early-to-mid 20th century.
Ralph Moore reflects on a former Jesuit priest who dedicated his life to serving—and empowering—African Americans in Maryland's largest city.