The Denver resident was an infant refugee of the 1921 White mob attack in Oklahoma and was party to a lawsuit against the government at the time of his death.
Criticism has emerged, however, from some descendants of the Maryland Jesuits' slaveholding—and an infamous 1838 sale to save Georgetown University.
The lawsuit, filed by three centenarians who were children during the White mob attack, was dismissed by a district court judge in July.
Interview: Fr Chris Kellerman, SJ on his new book 'All Oppression Shall Cease', covering Catholic slavery and abolitionism
A Jesuit priest discusses his new book, covering a familiar topic and including the perspectives, stories, and holy resistance of Black Catholics.
A top-ranked Catholic university has announced plans to award grants annually to atone for its participation in slavery.
The Jesuit's top priest paid a mostly secret visit to the US last week, and one Black Catholic academic says African Americans deserved much more.
Four African-American scholars met with a papal representative in Rome this week to discuss the need for economic repair in response to the Church's role in the slave trade.
Roe is no more, but all will suffer without a commitment to post-birth family support mechanisms, says Efran Menny.
Hundreds of national groups, including Catholic religious orders, have signed on to a statement urging the government to finally pay slavery descendants their due.
Descendants of Jesuit-enslaved African Americans are hosting a town hall tonight to speak out against alleged mishandling of the the negotiations behind the Jesuits' new deal(s).
The Jesuits have announced a fundraising pledge to correct the legacy of slavery in the US and in their order. Some descendants say it was ill-advised and out of order.