The activists have long called for an exception to the notably unwieldy canonization process—which has yet to produce a single Black American saint.
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.
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.
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.
Black Baltimore's saint-to-be may soon be declared "Venerable", according to the superior of her historic order of Black nuns.
The temporary display, featuring various pieces related to Black activism, will run through late March at Baltimore Clayworks in Mount Washington.
Ralph Moore Jr. touts the legacies of African American Catholics on the path to sainthood, and how several of them paved the way for Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.
The Baltimore parish seeking to expedite the canonization of the six African Americans on the path to sainthood is holding its second annual All Saints Day Mass in their honor.
Ralph Moore Jr., a member of the group behind a letter-writing campaign to canonize the six African Americans to sainthood, makes his case for hagiological inclusion.
A new documentary covering the lives of the six African-American Catholics on the path to sainthood succeeds mightily, says Briana Jansky.
An upcoming film will cover the life and legacy of Servant of God Thea Bowman, a Black Catholic religious sister and activist who died in 1990.
The Oblate Sisters of Providence have announced a virtual ceremony commemorating the feast day of Servant of God Mary Lange, to be broadcast live on Saturday, February 5th at 2pm ET from the sisters’ motherhouse, the Our Lady of Mount Providence Convent in Baltimore. It will feature a commemoration of