Archbishop Wilton Gregory is the first African-American prelate to serve as the Archbishop of the Archdiocese of Washington. Hear his homily when he was installed on 5/21/2019. More:
Here is a list of all of the African-American Bishops of the United States. Read more:
Joseph Howze, the first African-American bishop appointed to preside over a Roman Catholic diocese in the 20th century and an advocate for blacks within the church, died on Jan. 9 in Ocean Springs, Miss. He was 95. Read more….