As an African-American and a Catholic bishop, I have looked forward to visiting the new Smithsonian Museum of African American History and Culture and examining its treatment of the church.
Civil rights movement
The Field Hospital: St. Augustine Church, a small church in New Orleans' Tremé neighborhood, hits its milestone Oct. 2.
NCR Today: Archbishop Emeritus Peter Gerety remembered as champion of civil rights, Gaudium et spes and parish renewal
Early in 1965, Edmundite Fr. Maurice Ouellet answered a knock at his door. Martin Luther King Jr. was standing on the front step.
At the Intersection: The least valued people in society are again the ones working hardest for the humanity of all of us.
Movie review: "Selma" is depicts "a man following his spiritual calling, of his love caring for others in time of need, and putting your faith into your walk."
In a petition circulated online, Change.org minces no words: "NAACP: Hire the First Woman President in the NAACP's 104 year History."