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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Descendants of Black Catholics sold by the Jesuits in 1838, and Georgetown University officials, are charting a new course for how to heal the enduring wounds caused in the U.S. by slavery and racism.
COMMENTARY: The parallels between the two are too interesting to ignore.
On April 18, Georgetown and the Maryland Jesuits apologized for their roles in the slave trade and started ongoing efforts to make amends.
More than 178 years ago, the Society of Jesus sold 272 black Catholics to Louisiana planters to save the university. But their enduring faith has helped Georgetown take a new direction.
The courageous Christian who helped hundreds of slaves escape on the Underground Railroad will be the new face of $20 bill.
Indentured servants planted the seeds of Catholicism on the island of Montserrat, which shapes its identity today.
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