If we want to have serious discourse about being pro-life, it's imperative that we as church put the issue of Black maternal health at the forefront of the movement, and address structural racism in our medical system.
Catholic Religious Organizations Studying Slavery (CROSS) met in St. Louis recently for two days of presentations, prayer and possibilities at the intersection of Catholic archives and the nation's original sin.
A fun ride through music history, featuring the ethnoreligious community that seems to have made it all possible. In the history of American music, the Black Catholic influence is, quite simply, off the charts.
U.S. Rep. Adriano Espaillat of New York, the nation's lone Black Catholic member of Congress, has spoken out about reports that President Joe Biden may soon reinstate Trump-era family detention policies.
Kirk Whalum, a multi-Grammy Award-nominated saxophonist and composer, sat down with Black Catholic Messenger to discuss his faith journey, his musical inspirations, and his relationship with a certain African-American saint-to-be who also happens to be his kin.