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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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Irish archbishop hopeful about Masses after meeting with prime minister

After an Oct. 29 meeting, Archbishop Eamon Martin of Armagh said Ireland’s COVID-related ban on public worship strikes at the heart of “what we are as a Christian community.”

‘Lord of miracles’ devotion takes on deeper meaning amid COVID

Area faithful gathered Oct. 25 at St. William Parish in Philadelphia to venerate a beloved Peruvian image of Christ crucified, seeking healing and blessing for a pandemic-weary world.

‘Lord of miracles’ devotion takes on deeper meaning amid COVID

Area faithful gathered Oct. 25 at St. William Parish in Philadelphia to venerate a beloved Peruvian image of Christ crucified, seeking healing and blessing for a pandemic-weary world.

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