Crisscrossing above the Seattle region at approximately 17,000 mph aboard the International Space Station, NASA astronaut Mark Vande Hei took live questions from students at Seattle Nativity School.
A group of U.S. bishops expressed sorrow over disparities in infection and death rates among African Americans in U.S. communities.
On the first weekend of Black History Month, the Catholic faith was front and center at the annual archdiocesan Mass at St. Patrick’s Cathedral, Manhattan.
FROM THE 1920s through the 1960s more than 300,000 African-Americans across the country chose to enter into communion with the Roman Catholic Church. Their choices to become Catholic set them apart from most African-American Christians who were members of Baptist, Methodist, Pentecostal and Holiness traditions.