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St. Augustine High School in New Orleans receives largest single gift in school history from Jack Dorsey’s #startsmall initiative

Jack Dorsey, co-founder and CEO of Twitter and Square, has awarded St. Augustine High School in New Orleans a $1.5 million gift through Dorsey’s...

Our Lady of Grace responds to call to feed hungry

  Story and photos by Beth Donze, Clarion Herald Two Thursdays a month – come rain or shine – a tenacious group of parishioners from Our...

FRANK MARTIN HULL, SSJ, Dec. 20, 1923 – May 26, 2020

Father Frank M. Hull, SSJ, was born in Philadelphia in 1923 and is a graduate of St. Thomas More High School there. He served with...

New Josephite welcomed by virtual congregation

New Josephite welcomed by virtual congregation Pandemic doesn’t stop ordination By Emily Alster As Father Fred Kaddu was ordained a Josephite priest May 23, just ten people...

Black Saints Waiting Outside the Pearly Gates

By Ralph E. Moore Jr. (AFRO.com) There are no African Americans recognized as saints officially by the Catholic Church.  During the global pandemic we are...

COVID-19 ‘hits home’ for African Americans, say pastors

By Gina Christian • Posted May 15, 2020 (CatholicPhilly.com) Several archdiocesan pastors have echoed a recent call by the U.S. bishops to examine COVID-19’s disproportionate...

Statement From The Superior General

Following is a statement from Bishop John H. Ricard, superior general of the Josephites, regarding the killing of Ahmaud Arbery in Brunswick, Georgia. As devoted...

Polls show faith helps Americans get through the coronavirus crisis

WASHINGTON (CNS) — Two separate polls show that Americans are relying more on their faith to help persevere through the coronavirus pandemic. The Pew Research...

Country’s first black priest started in Baltimore

The Archdiocese of Baltimore is home to many firsts, including the Rev. Charles Randolph Uncles, who was the first African American priest in the...

Recommitting to Racial Justice has Not Gone Out of Season

Mark Pattison Catholic News Service   Catholic groups and organizations are striving to not only acknowledge the sins of the past but also do something to atone...

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Reverend Peter C. Weiss, S.S.J., appointed Chief Religious Officer

The Society of St. Joseph of the Sacred Heart, The Josephites, have named Reverend Peter C. Weiss Chief Religious Officer, effective July 1, 2020....

Thea Bowman – religious sister, civil rights advocate, candidate for sainthood

CNA Staff, Jun 18, 2020 / 03:00 am MT (CNA) - Sister Thea Bowman was the granddaughter of a slave, an advocate for racial...

St. Augustine High School in New Orleans receives largest single gift in school history from Jack Dorsey’s #startsmall initiative

Jack Dorsey, co-founder and CEO of Twitter and Square, has awarded St. Augustine High School in New Orleans a $1.5 million gift through Dorsey’s...

Our Lady of Grace responds to call to feed hungry

  Story and photos by Beth Donze, Clarion Herald Two Thursdays a month – come rain or shine – a tenacious group of parishioners from Our...

Racism is ‘spiritual’ virus that must be wiped out

By Junno Arocho Esteves  Catholic News Service VATICAN CITY (CNS) – Much like the coronavirus pandemic, racism is a “spiritual” virus that has spread throughout the...
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