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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.
A makeshift memorial near the scene of Saturday's shooting at a supermarket, in Buffalo, on May 19, 2022, six days before the second anniversary of George Floyd's killing. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke, File)
Politics & SocietyShort Take
Joan F. NealMary J. Novak
Network, known for its “Nuns on the Bus” campaign, is celebrating an anniversary. But it is not slowing down its efforts toward creating a racially, economically and socially just world.
Arts & CultureBooks
Tom Deignan
In “The Agitators,” Dorothy Wickenden explores 19th-century intersections of class, racism and patriarchy through the lives of the escaped slave Harriet Tubman and the activists Martha Wright and Frances Seward.
Adrian Gunner, representing the Assembly of First Nations, presents Pope Francis with snowshoes made of black ash with caribou sinew and artificial sinew in the Vatican's Clementine Hall April 1, 2022.
Cindy Wooden - Catholic News Service
Pope Francis will meet members of Canada’s Indigenous communities in late July, visiting the cities of Edmonton, Quebec, and Iqaluit in Nunavut, the country’s most northern region.
U.S. Interior Secretary Deb Haaland addresses the Tribal Nations Summit from an auditorium on the White House campus in Washington Nov. 15, 2021.
Politics & SocietyNews
Dennis Sadowski - Catholic News Service
About 50 percent of the schools received support or involvement from religious institutions or organizations, according to the report.
Arts & CultureTheater
Rob Weinert-Kendt
With "Suffs" and "Paradise Square," Broadway offers two new musicals that address the great animating subject of the American musical: America itself.