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CNA Staff, May 13, 2020 / 10:30 am MT (CNA).- Archbishop Wilton Gregory of Washington, D.C., has spoken out against the “murderous attack” which caused the death of Ahmaud Arbery in Georgia. The archbishop said the killing was a reminder that racism is a virus as deadly as COVID-19. “Currently,

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by Christine Rousselle Washington, D.C. Newsroom, May 4, 2020 / 04:00 pm MT (CNA).- The bishops of the United States are calling for an examination of why the COVID-19 pandemic has disproportionately impacted African-American communities. “Our hearts are wounded for the many souls mourned as African American communities across the

By Jonah McKeown Washington D.C., Feb 12, 2020 / 12:00 pm (CNA).- Black Catholic communities have been a part of the Church in the Washington, DC area for centuries. But it wasn’t until the height of the Civil War that black Catholics in DC began the process of founding a

Baltimore, Md., Dec 11, 2019 / 12:30 am (CNA).- In the race to see who will become the first canonized black American saint, one candidate’s cause has advanced: Mother Mary Lange, a renowned educator and founder of the Oblate Sisters of Providence, the first community of religious sisters in the

Archbishop Karl Alter scholarship
Press Release The Office of African American Catholic Ministries, on behalf of the Archdiocese of Cincinnati, has announced the 2013-2014 Archbishop Karl J. Alter Scholarship Grant awards. In 1964, Archbishop Karl J. Alter established the Archbishop Alter Scholarship — a four-year grant — to promote African American Catholic leadership among