Knowing Black Catholic History Can Help End Racism, Professor Says

WASHINGTON (CNS) — The history of Black Catholics and other marginalized people in the U.S. church covering more than two centuries is one worth knowing and can guide the church’s response to the challenges of racism and social justice, historian Shannen Dee Williams believes. Read more…https://thetablet.org/knowing-black-catholic-history-can-help-end-racism-professor-says/  

Diocese Celebrates ‘Our Icon of Racial Justice’ St. Peter Claver

PROSPECT HEIGHTS — Meredith Chandler’s roots at St. Peter Claver Church run deep. Not only was she baptized there, but her grandmother, Mary Chandler, was an original parishioner when the church was founded in 1921. So Meredith wasn’t going to miss a minute of the celebration of the church’s 100th anniversary. [Related: St. Peter Claver …

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