Black Catholics

Faith Faith in Focus
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.
Arts & Culture Ideas
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?
Faith Last Take
Mary C. CurtisOctober 18, 2017
The Catholic Church in the United States is being transformed by its black and brown parishioners, whose numbers and voices are rising.
Retired Bishop Gordon D. Bennett of Mandeville, Jamaica, poses for a photo with an attendees of the 12th National Black Catholic Congress on July 9 in Orlando. (CNS/courtesy Nancy Jo Davis, National Black Catholic Congress)
Faith Dispatches
Anna MarcheseJuly 28, 2017

The Catholic Church in the United States boasts 71 million members, 2.9 million of whom are black.

Arts & Culture Art

At first encounter, Harmonia Rosales’s “The Creation of God” is striking. It is beautiful and familiar. Like Michelangelo’s “The Creation of Adam,” Rosales’s painting portrays the creation of humankind.