Event Organizer Aims to Awaken Black Catholics On St. John’s Campus

December 06, 2021
Raphael Civil, a third-year student at St. John’s University, wasn’t aware of Black Catholic History Month until very recently but he ...

Q & A with Sr. Cora Marie Billings on Black Catholicism and her life of 'firsts'

December 06, 2021
In 1956, 17-year-old Sr. Cora Marie Billings of Philadelphia entered the Sisters of Mercy in Merion, Pennsylvania, becoming the first Black member...

Effort needed to bridge racial divide in church, society, says Black bishop

November 05, 2021
WASHINGTON (CNS) — The racial divide in American society and within the Catholic Church is one that needs to be bridged so that healing and ...