The Knights of Peter Claver, Incorporated, the largest and oldest continually existent predominantly African-American Catholic fraternal organization was founded more than 100 years ago. It was formed to provide opportunities for Catholic Action to men of color to be actively involved in their faith by living the Gospel message. The Knights of Peter Claver membership now includes the entire family and offers opportunities to engage in a variety of church and community service projects and support various charitable appeals.
WASHINGTON – Pope Francis today named Franciscan Father Fernand Cheri III, 62, a New Orleans native, auxiliary bishop of the Archdiocese of New Orleans.
Bishop-designate Cheri is a member of the Sacred Heart Province of the Order of Friars Minor and currently serves as director of campus ministry at Quincy University in Illinois.
The appointment was publicized in Washington, Jan. 12, by Archbishop Carlo Maria Viganò, apostolic nuncio to the United States. Read More
We are excited to share that we have received official confirmation that the Holy Father will be joining us in Philadelphia in September 2015 for the World Meeting of Families. We look forward to welcoming Pope Francis not only to Philadelphia for the first time, but to the U.S! Read More
WASHINGTON, D.C. — A new youth Bible set to hit bookstores this January contains illustrations depicting Jesus as an African-American.
The African American Youth Bible, modeled after the Catholic Youth Bible contains commentaries, footnotes and artwork geared toward educating young African-Americans about Scripture