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