The Virgin Mary returns as an icon for pop stars and social justice warriors

(RNS - Whitney Bauck) — Lil Nas X, Bad Bunny and Princess Nokia all work their spirituality into their music, but you’re not likely to think of them as virginal. They are nonetheless helping to spread a craze for Mary, mother of Jesus, wearing designer Brenda Equihua’s splashy coats made from San Marcos: blankets found … Continue reading The Virgin Mary returns as an icon for pop stars and social justice warriors

Who is Mary in the life of a social justice advocate?

by Dr. Valerie D. Lewis-Mosleyfor The Black Catholic Messenger When you enter into my home, you are confronted with various Marian icons. Mary, Our Lady of Perpetual Help, Mother of the Oppressed, and Mother of the Streets. The Icon of the Black Madonna (Our Lady of Czestochowa), Our Lady of Montserrat, and Our Lady of Guadalupe adorn the entrance foyer. The … Continue reading Who is Mary in the life of a social justice advocate?