The book-length interview is the product of a series of exchanges between the pope and Austen Ivereigh, his English-language biographer.
Peter G. Martin remembers his father’s role in securing the right to vote for Black citizens in Mississippi—and writes that the struggle to count all ballots is not over.
The first African-American cardinal is a tribute to the faith of Black Catholics—and a gift to the entire church
Father Bryan Massingale: As Black Catholics, we rejoice because we are now visible as never before. We are seen. We matter.
“With a very grateful and humble heart, I thank Pope Francis for this appointment which will allow me to work more closely with him in caring for Christ’s Church,” Gregory said in a statement issued by the archdiocese.