Sister Thea Bowman offers a prophetic witness for the Church and our country today, priest says

February 24, 2022 | Catholic Standard

By MARK ZIMMERMANN | Catholic Standard
Catholic Standard file photo by Michael Hoyt
In the fall of 1979, Manuel Williams drove to a neighboring Alabama parish to hear a talk by Sister Thea Bowman, a dynamic Catholic speaker and evangelist known for her joyful singing and storytelling and how she challenged the Church to welcome the gifts of Black Catholics and celebrate their African heritage that had shaped their culture and faith.

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