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Arts & CultureCatholic Book Club
James T. Keane
It has been 77 years since Jackie Robinson broke the color barrier in Major League Baseball—and led his Brooklyn Dodgers to new heights in their final years in the borough.
FaithFaith and Reason
George Faithful
It is necessary that we grapple with hard facts, even if it means wearing scars. But let us not yield when confronted with the racism, sexism or other sins of any saint.
Arts & CultureCatholic Movie Club
John Dougherty
“Higher Learning” interweaves the stories of three freshmen wrestling with identity and belonging.
Leslie Odom, Jr. and Kara Young in ‘Purlie Victorious’ (photo: Marc J. Franklin)
Arts & CultureTheater
Rob Weinert-Kendt
Can I get an amen?
Arts & CultureBooks
Leslie Woodcock Tentler
In 'The 272: The Families Who Were Enslaved and Sold to Build the American Catholic Church,' Rachel Swarns tells of “one of the largest documented slave sales in the nation," the Jesuit sale of 272 enslaved persons in 1838.
Politics & SocietyNews
J.D. Long García
The sale of 272 enslaved persons by the Jesuits in 1838 helped provide financing for the struggling Georgetown University.