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The Office for Black Catholics serves African American Catholics within the Archdiocese of Philadelphia in collaboration with local parishes to evangelize and celebrate the contributions of the Black Catholic community. The Office of Black Catholics is committed to evangelization and building a faith community that is truly Black, authentically Catholic, and an integral part of the Universal Church.

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‘No words to express our shame’: Polish bishops apologize for abuse

The Polish bishops’ administrative council met in emergency session May 22 and later admitted the church failed to act against clerical sexual abuse. The meeting came amid outrage over a documentary that included drastic accounts of cover-up of clerical sex abuse in Poland.

Patients connect with Catholic medical professionals on internet site

MyCatholicDoctor.com is a nationwide virtual medical practice whose 40-plus medical professionals integrate Catholic spirituality into patient care.

Are 3 brothers ready to serve their country in the military? Yes, sir!

When the triplets Robert, Jim and Charlie Crossfield graduate from Archbishop Ryan this June, they will head to the U.S. Military Academy, the Naval Academy and Navy ROTC “to give back to hold up the Constitution.”

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