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Father Clarence J. Rivers was the first Black priest ordained in the Archdiocese of Cincinnati. He is a nationally known figure in Catholic music and liturgy and was an iconic figure for the Black Catholic community throughout the country. Father Rivers died in 2004, but his influence is still perceptible

Washington D.C., Feb 11, 2021 / 04:10 pm MT (CNA).- Black Catholic nuns have made manifold contributions to the Church in the United States, and theirs is a story that needs to be told, one historian says. Generations of black Catholic women “fought against racism in order to answer God’s

By Walt Schaefer For The Catholic Telegraph On August 2, 2010, 750 people came to the first Mass at the then newly formed Church of the Resurrection in Bond Hill, a largely African-American congregation created by the merger of four parishes in the heart of Cincinnati. “We’ve not had that