Samantha Smith says a new biopic on the Jamaican reggae superstar handles his gravity well and benefits from a strong supporting cast.
Efran Menny resurfaces an oft-forgotten letter from a famed Black activist (and lapsed Catholic) to John Paul II, urging him to act for Black liberation.
One of Brooklyn's most historic Black Catholic parishes is marking its anniversary, including latter decades of lively liturgy and lay leadership.
The commemoration was officially adopted this year in Pittsburgh and Allegheny County, and unofficially adopted by the Pennsylvania legislature.
A delightfully fun ride through the annals of music history, featuring the ethnoreligious community that seems to have made it all possible.
The nation's fourth-largest state is in the early stages of a plan for reparations. A panel discussion on Friday brought out the full spectrum of advocates.
The Afro-Cuban American foundress started the first order of Black Catholic nuns in the United States.
Black nominees in the 2023 field are plenty, and several have interesting connections with the Catholic Church.
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.
The famed singer and actor, whose financial support helped sustain the Civil Rights Movement, succumbed to heart failure in New York.
The Catholic hierarchy has marked an official stance against the colonization and subjugation of Indigenous persons.
Efran Menny describes a vision of Pan-Africanism infused with the ancient faith.
Archbishop Roberto Gonzales Nieves, OFM of San Juan has announced a date for the installation of an icon of St. Josephine Bakhita in the Cathedral Basilica of San Juan Bautista, commemorating the 150th anniversary of the abolition of slavery in Puerto Rico. In a post on Twitter Wednesday night, the
The mother of public education in Puerto Rico was a Black Catholic born in the late 18th century. She died on this day in 1862.
Next year's Grammy Awards have the potential to make history for at least one Catholic-raised African American, and various others are also up for recognition.