Ralph McCloud to receive Eileen Egan Peacemaker Award from Pax Christi USA

June 17, 2024 | Black Catholic Messenger

The longtime administrator departed the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops in April as the highest-ranking lay African American in the Catholic Church.

Ralph McCloud, the former director of the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops’ Catholic Campaign for Human Development (CCHD), will receive Pax Christi USA’s Eileen Egan Peacemaker Award this year. Among his other accomplishments, the move honors McCloud’s decade and a half of service in the 55-year-old anti-poverty initiative.

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