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Arts & CultureCatholic Book Club
Kevin Spinale
Shannen Dee Williams’s 'Subversive Habits' uncovers—with authoritative, painstaking scholarship—a great deal of what was hidden and some of what has been erased concerning white supremacy in the Roman Catholic Church.
An icon of Julia Greeley holding a young child
Lisa Cotter — Catholic News Service
Julia Greeley, a paragon of humility and charity in the 19th and early 20th centuries, was born into slavery. Now she is poised to become one of the first African American saints.
Arts & CultureBooks
Boreta Singleton
The reader can see God in all areas of Toni Morrison’s characters’ circumstances—in the “magic,” in the pain and suffering, and in the call to healing and wholeness that leads to life.
The Gloria Purvis Podcast
This week on “The Gloria Purvis Podcast,” Gloria speaks with Rev. Jacques Fabre, who on May 13 will be installed as the first Black bishop of the Diocese of Charleston—and one of a handful Black bishops in the United States.
Politics & SocietyPodcasts
The Gloria Purvis Podcast
A look at the historic confirmation of Judge Ketanji Brown Jackson to the Supreme Court and the key questions raised during the Senate hearings for Catholics
Timothy L. Porter, who in 1964 became the second African American to graduate from Loyola Blakefield, is picture with his family at the schools “Black, Blue and Gold” exhibit, which commemorates Black alumni (photo: Donovan Eaton).
FaithJesuit School Spotlight
J.D. Long-García
Kenneth Montague became the first African-American student at Loyola in 1956. He “opened the door for others to follow.”