The Black and brown Jesuit school in Massachusetts has raked in donations since being stripped of its Catholic identity by the local bishop last year.
Bishop Robert McManus of Worcester has issued a decree forbidding a Black Catholic, Jesuit school in his diocese from identifying as Catholic, following the school’s refusal to remove Black Lives Matter and Pride flags from its campus. The flags at the all-boys middle school in Massachusetts had previously been
Taking a recent Pew study as her muse, Dr. Mary McConner makes the case for a more full-orbed witness to social justice in the life of the Catholic Church.
US bishops' responses to the recent racist massacre in Buffalo have varied widely, with some prelates avoiding the elephant in the room. Briana Jansky dissects the inaction.
'Being sponsored by the Jesuits does not alone make a school Catholic': Worcester bishop pens second letter demanding Black Catholic school remove BLM, Pride flags
A Black Catholic school in Massachusetts is once again under fire from Bishop Robert McManus for displaying flags in solidarity with African Americans and the LGBT community.
A predominantly Black Catholic school in Worcester, MA has been targeted in a statement from its bishop after displaying social justice flags for more than a year.
A newly controversial image at the bishops' college in DC, depicting George Floyd as Jesus, has caused internet furor and university damage control.
The next entry in a webinar series from young Black Catholic academics will tackle the topic of Black Lives Matter in the context of the Catholic Church.
The USCCB has wrapped its first in-person meeting in two years, but the intervening pandemic and racial reckoning have hardly caused much of a shift.
Anti-Blackness is not new in the Latin American experience, but when the USCCB president embodied the phenomenon in a recent address, it upped the ante.
USCCB President José Gomez has taken to his personal website to criticize stateside social justice movements, alleging atheism and heresy ahead of the bishops' annual meeting.
'I can think of no worse response': Black theologian Dr. Jessica Murdoch blasts 2023 Synod plans in event with ousted Vatican doctrine chief Müller
In Philadelphia Thursday night, a conservative Black theologian teamed with an aggrieved German cardinal to discuss the meaning of Catholicism. The results were not pretty.
Following back-to-back thefts, Denver's Curé d'Ars Catholic Church recovers portion of items while nearby parish's BLM sign remains missing
In the aftermath of two thefts affecting the Black Catholic community in Denver, resolution in one case mixes with confusion and conservatism in the other.
'A betrayal': Black Catholic head of National Urban League blasts Republican lawmakers for opposition to police reform act
The head of a leading civil rights organization has called the news of yet another dead police reform bill "unacceptable", as Congress continues to stall.
UPDATED: Theft rocking Black parishes in Denver, alongside controversial request from Archbishop Aquila
Desecration has struck two Black parishes in Denver, one of which is also facing pressure from Archbishop Samuel Aquila for their advocacy for Black lives.
Tonight's July 4th celebration at the National Mall will feature a number of Black Catholics, including one of the most outspoken on justice issues.