Black Catholics

Visitors view a portrait of Nobel laureate Toni Morrison, painted by the artist Robert McCurdy, Tuesday, Aug. 6, 2019, at the National Portrait Gallery in Washington. Morrison, a pioneer and reigning giant of modern literature, died Monday at age 88.
Our readers August 08, 2019
‘Who else has written so keenly and movingly about hope, evil, endurance, pain, greed, transcendence, all the things that make us human?’
Tia Noelle Pratt August 06, 2019
Morrison’s work conveyed the pain, sacrifice and trauma that exemplifies so much of the African-American experience.
Shannen Dee Williams August 06, 2019
Black Catholics have been at the forefront of the push to get the Vatican to confront the church’s racist past and present.
timone davis March 11, 2019
God hears our cries. In our misery and pain, she hears us. And in answering us, she calls us. Calls us to move past the pain, past the misery, to her warm embrace, to the peace that surpasses all understanding.
W. Ralph Eubanks February 18, 2019
My relationship with gospel music was forged not just on those Sunday mornings at home with Jackson and in church with my family but also on late nights in the backseat of a 1962 Chevy Bel Air sedan.
America This Week February 13, 2019
This week's guest is Olga Segura.