After gaining freedom in Louisville, Kentucky, James Madison and Catherine “Kitty” Smith harbored Black fugitives on their farm in Southern Indiana.
The first-of-its-kind event will draw practitioners to St. Louis under the auspices of Catholic Religious Organizations Studying Slavery (CROSS).
Modern Catholic Pilgrim is organizing the event in partnership with the archdiocese, and Archbishop Shelton Fabre is expected to attend.
The embattled Tennessee prelate faced a 2021 Vatican investigation concerning 10 sex abuse-related complaints.
The annual event is now in its 20th year, gathering men from across the African diaspora for faith, fellowship, and Black unity.
The oft-conservative Black Catholic bishop was appointed by Archbishop Timothy Broglio to succeed Archbishop Shelton Fabre of Louisville.
The liturgy will take place at noon ET in the Cathedral of the Assumption on Thursday.
The first mass shooting in the city this year has drawn reactions from Archbishop Shelton Fabre, and follows recent attempts to loosen gun laws statewide.
A Black Catholic clergy group in Atlanta is organizing an event later this month honoring retired members, including history-making priests and deacons.
The nation's newest Black Catholic archbishop will receive the accompanying papal vestment during a special Mass next week in Louisville.
Black Catholics and topics of interest to African Americans were in no short supply among winners and honorees at the Catholic Media Conference on Thursday night.
50 years of abortion rights have been upended by a conservative majority on the Supreme Court, eliciting polarized reactions from legislators and top Catholic clergy.
Corpus Christi Sunday will mark the beginning of a two-year revival to drive devotion to the Eucharist, and various Black clergy are among the featured participants.
Doug Stringer, a political consultant in DC, opines on how the Democratic Party can reorient itself for the long haul as legalized abortion becomes increasingly fraught.
For years, the NBA has refused retirement benefits to former ABA players, despite the two leagues merging in 1976. The latest to die was a Black Catholic.
Interview: Douglas M. Stringer on the need for Democrats—and Black Catholics—in the pro-life movement
Douglas M. Stringer sits down with BCM to discuss his faith journey, his career in politics and law, and his new role with Democrats for Life of America.