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Why this bishop thinks moral leadership will bridge the racial divide

Aug 11, 2016 - 03:04 am .- With the second anniversary of riots in Ferguson, Mo., this week, Bishop Edward Braxton of Belleville has noted the downfalls of racial division and spoke about the importance of moral leadership as the best way to combat the growing division among citizens in the United States.

Rebuilt from the ashes: The story of an American basilica

Jul 4, 2016 - 04:41 am .- An immigrant parish, burnt down, with only the crucifix remaining. A parish rebuilt, transformed and a key part in giving back to the community. In a sense, one parish’s story of struggle, pressure and rebirth is metaphor for the American Catholic experience.

The painful, resilient history of America's black Catholics

Feb 24, 2016 - 03:12 am .- For Fr. Stephen Thorne, Black History Month is not only a chance to remember the struggles faced by the African-American community throughout the centuries.

Scholar recounts black Catholics' rich history

Mar 29, 2014 - 06:03 am .- Black Catholics across the globe have dedicated their talents and their lives to their faith since earliest days of the Church, a Catholic author and scholar has said.

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