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Daniel Rudd

One of the most influential Catholics in the Archdiocese of Cincinnati’s 200 year history, Daniel Rudd was a man of deep faith, zeal for justice and untiring activity. He founded the first Black Catholic newspaper, American Catholic Tribune (ACT), and the National Black Catholic Congress. Through a worldview influenced by …

A new Ohio Historical Marker will be dedicated to Daniel Rudd. Rudd was a 19th century Catholic entrepreneur who was born into slavery in Bardstown, KY before moving to Ohio and becoming a newspaperman, lecturer, publicist, and advocate for the Roman Catholic Church. St. Raphael Parish, Springfield, in collaboration with …

by Sarah Ater Daniel Rudd can be counted as one of the most influential Catholics during his time in the Archdiocese of Cincinnati. Indeed, his influence reached throughout the U.S. A man of deep faith, zeal for justice and untiring activity, Rudd founded the American Catholic Tribune (ACT), the first …

As we near the end of 2020, perhaps most of us are eager to see the completion of a troubling year that has brought great trials and deep pain to so many. And yet, even at this challenging time of COVID-19, job losses and civil strife, we have much for …