Captain André Cailloux’s heroism is nearly forgotten, but Catholics should honor his bold sacrifice, which his contemporaries believed decisively changed the outcome of the Civil War.
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The COVID-19 pandemic put a slowdown on the causes of men and women who are poised to become the United States’ first African American saints and have much to offer the universal Church about faithfully following Jesus Christ.
Racial justice is a noble quest for the Church and society.
Both Fr. Taylor and Fr. Hawkins said St. Benedict’s official designation as a personal parish will help the parish better evangelize the Hill District and the greater Pittsburgh area.
When she entered the Dominican cloister, Lalia Jones said that she wanted to become a nun ‘like the Little Flower.’
Louis Brown said in an essay at First Things, "Our brothers and sisters who peacefully protest for justice with signs of ‘black lives matter’ march justly. However, there is a difference between asserting ‘black lives matter’ and the BLM organization itself, which is seriously flawed.”
The Black Catholic tradition comes from Black Catholics and is open to all, but parish closures risk losing a treasure to be shared.
Bishop David Zubik re-established St. Benedict the Moor as a personal parish in the Black Catholic tradition, giving all Pittsburgh Catholics an opportunity to be enriched by their spiritual patrimony.