Black Catholics

Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. with The University of Notre Dame President Rev. Theodore M. Hesburgh, C.S.C., Rev. Edgar Chandler (far left), and Msgr. Robert J. Hagarty of Chicago (far right) at the Illinois Rally for Civil Rights in Chicago's Soldier Field, 1964. (The University of Notre Dame Archives)
Edward K. Braxton May 24, 2018
Every individual, organization, institution and structure in the church must do something to counter the intensification of the racial divide in our country.
The Editors November 30, 2017
“being [a] black Catholic was very natural, it was just my life.”
Mickey McGrath, O.S.F.S. November 10, 2017
In my lifetime, I do not recall having so many reasons to cry and send up my sighs to Mary for help and hope.
Nadra Nittle November 03, 2017
This year, Toni Morrison's "Beloved" and "Song of Solomon" turn 30 and 40, respectively. What role did the author's conversion to Catholicism play in her writing?
Mary C. Curtis October 18, 2017
The Catholic Church in the United States is being transformed by its black and brown parishioners, whose numbers and voices are rising.