Message from the Friars Minor of Sicily for the fifth centenary of the birth of St. Benedict the Moor
On the first modern Black saint, patron of African Americans and namesake of various U.S. institutions, whose relics were damaged in a 2023 fire.
The activists have long called for an exception to the notably unwieldy canonization process—which has yet to produce a single Black American saint.
Each of the four regional routes leading to the 2024 National Eucharistic Congress will feature stops related to Black Catholic history.
Looking for an in-person or virtual event celebrating Black Catholic History Month this November? We have you covered.
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.
Only the skull of the patron saint of African Americans was saved from a July 25 fire that destroyed the Franciscan Convent of Santa Maria di Gesù in Palermo, Italy.
The date coincides with the 170th anniversary of the Haitian-American philanthropist's death.
The Afro-Cuban American foundress started the first order of Black Catholic nuns in the United States.
Efran Menny explains why simply accepting new Black Catholic saints is not enough to fully honor their legacies.
Efran Menny deftly explains why Africa cannot be forgotten in the story of ancient Christianity—and the mission of Black pride in the Church today.
Rana Irby reviews this year's new offering from the Catholic journalist Mike Aquilina, calling it a "smartly done work".
Relics and an icon of St. Josephina Bakhita will be installed in the San Juan cathedral to mark the occasion.