Black Catholics

Wilton Gregory said he hopes Pope Francis will find him to be “supportive, encouraging and trustworthy” in his role as a cardinal, but his primary ministry is still to be the archbishop of Washington.
Ricardo da Silva, S.J. November 20, 2020
For Black, brown and poor students in-person schooling is an essential service.
"Like Peter Claver, are we not called to see Christ in every face and to hear him in every voice," he said, "no matter what race or ethnic backgrounds those faces and voices may represent?"
Leo J. O’Donovan, S.J. September 01, 2020
A former president of Georgetown remembers the legendary coach John Thompson Jr.
Kevin Spinale August 14, 2020
Kevin Spinale, S.J., offers his initial thoughts on John Howard Griffin's ‘Black Like Me,’ the latest selection of the Catholic Book Club.
Third graders at St. John Berchmans School in Chicago walk outside of the building, in this 2013 file photo. Catholic schools, especially those serving urban areas, have been disproportionately impacted in the ongoing fallout of the coronavirus pandemic, three U.S. bishops told the Congressional Black Caucus leaders July 31, 2020. (CNS photo/Karen Callaway, Catholic New World)
Catholic News Service August 03, 2020
"Catholic schools are facing a crisis at this very moment," the three bishops said. "Over 130 schools have already announced permanent closure. These closures are disproportionately harmful to low-income and Black children."