This episode will look at a bigger picture of Black Catholics today and focus on the story of a few prominent Black Catholics who are asking the Church to speak more clearly about racism and the racial divide, including, Fr. Josh Johnson, Gloria Purvis, and Bishop Edward Braxton.
The Ark and the Dove was written and produced by Edward Herrera and Jay Lampart with help from Louis Damani Jones. Editing and creative direction by Sara Perla. Theme, outro music and sound design by Jay Lampart. Additional music by Deitrick Goodwin and the St. Bernardine's Choir. Artwork by Tom Grillo. Special thanks to Siobohn Hagan and Marmia, The Mid Atlantic Regional Moving Image Archive. Thank you to the OSV Institute for Catholic Innovation and the Notre Dame IDEA Center for their early support. Most importantly, thanks to the countless individuals willing to share their story for the making of this podcast. The Ark and the Dove is a production of Balthasar Media.