A Nigerian-American nurse seeks to build a home for a widowed childhood teacher with funds raised in part by a unique personal sacrifice.
Samantha Smith says a new biopic on the Jamaican reggae superstar handles his gravity well and benefits from a strong supporting cast.
Ava DuVernay’s latest swings for the fences to bring a new angle to Black American history, but comes up short with a middling plot and unclear direction.
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 diocese formerly employed a Kenyan priest who during his time in Michigan allegedly raped two other Catholic clerics.
The Archbishop of Malta, who works in the Dicastery for the Doctrine of the Faith, made the comments in a new interview with his country's top daily.
Daryl Grigsby reflects on the injustice of Gazan suffering the scourge of White Christian nationalist hypocrisy.
Fr John McKenzie welcomes the headline-making declaration from Rome that Catholic clergy can bless same-sex couples and the irregularly remarried.
Yet another bombshell from the Vatican on LGBTQ+ issues greenlights same-sex blessings—though maintaining a traditional view of marriage.
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.
Dr. Valerie Lewis-Mosley and Nate Tinner-Williams discuss with Manns the historic meeting in Rome that left her energized about synodality and the future of the Church.
The activists have long called for an exception to the notably unwieldy canonization process—which has yet to produce a single Black American saint.
Fr Martin Maria de Porres Ward, a Boston-born Conventual Franciscan who served in Brazil, has been under consideration for sainthood since 2020.
The new document from Rome also answers similar questions concerning homosexual people and those in same-sex relationships (including marriage).