Online event: “Hidden Mercy: AIDS, Catholics, and the Untold Stories of Compassion in the Face of Fear”

"Hidden Mercy: AIDS, Catholics, and the Untold Stories of Compassion in the Face of Fear," a conversation with author Michael J. O'Loughlin, took place on Wednesday, Oct. 26. https://youtu.be/RUbrbtT8Fag About the book: The 1980s and 1990s -- the height of the AIDS crisis in the United States -- was decades ago now, and many of … Continue reading Online event: “Hidden Mercy: AIDS, Catholics, and the Untold Stories of Compassion in the Face of Fear”

A history of Black Catholics in the United States

by Cyprian Davisfor America Magazine Editor’s note: The following essay was authored by Cyprian Davis, O.S.B. in the May 3, 1980 issue of America. Father Davis was an expert in Black Catholic history and died in 2015. You can read his obituary here. This article maintains the magazine style in use at the time of its … Continue reading A history of Black Catholics in the United States