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.
The issue features a story about Dr. Norman Francis, President of Xavier University who announced he will retire in June of 2015.
We also remember the 30th anniversary of WHAT WE HAVE SEEN AND HEARD. It includes a 1984 photo of the 10 African American Bishops who wrote the letter.
Most Reverend Shelton J. Fabre,
Bishop, Diocese of Houma-Thibodaux
Chairman of the Subcommittee on African American Affairs,
The Subcommittee on African American Affairs is the official voice of the African American Catholic community. Read More
Vatican City, Sep 11, 2014 / 10:12 am (CNA/EWTN News).- During his homily at daily Mass on Thursday Pope Francis focused on authentic Christian love, stressing that it’s not selfish, but freely and mercifully gives itself to others. Read More