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Who We Are

 

Subcommittee on African American Affairs

Staff Contacts

Donna Toliver Grimes
Assistant Director, African American Affairs

Leticia Rivera
Administrative Secretary, African American Affairs/Asian and Pacific Island Affairs

Contact Us

African American Affairs
Secretariat of Cultural Diversity in the Church
United States Conference of Catholic Bishops
3211 4th Street, NE
Washington, D.C. 20017
dgrimes@usccb.org
Phone: 202-541-3178
Fax: 202-541-5417

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African American Catholic Bishops

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From Left to Right Standing: Archbishop Wilton D. Gregory, Archbishop of Atlanta; Bishop John H. Ricard, SSJ, Bishop Emeritus, Diocese of Pensacola - Tallahassee; Bishop Martin D. Holley, Bishop of Memphis; Bishop Joseph N. Perry, Auxiliary Bishop of Chicago; Bishop Edward K. Braxton, Bishop of Belleville; Bishop George Murry, SJ, Bishop of Youngstown. Seated: Bishop Guy A. Sansaricq, Auxiliary Bishop Emeritus of Brooklyn; Bishop J. Terry Steib, SVD, Bishop Emeritus of Memphis; Bishop Shelton J. Fabre, Bishop of Houma-Thibodaux; Bishop Curtis J. Guillory, SVD, Bishop of Beaumont.

Bishop Fernand Cheri, OFM

Bishop Fernand J. Cheri, OFM


Active

Most Reverend Edward K. Braxton, Bishop of Belleville
Most Reverend Fernand J. Cheri, OFM, Auxiliary Bishop of New Orleans
Most Reverend Shelton J. Fabre, Bishop of Houma-Thibodaux
Most Reverend Wilton D. Gregory, Archbishop of Atlanta
Most Reverend Curtis J. Guillory, SVD, Bishop of Beaumont
Most Reverend Martin D. Holley, Bishop of Memphis
Most Reverend George Murry, SJ, Bishop of Youngstown
Most Reverend Joseph N. Perry, SSJ, Auxiliary Bishop of Chicago


Retired

Most Reverend Gordon D. Bennett, SJ, Bishop Emeritus, Diocese of Mandeville
Most Reverend Dominic Carmon, SVD, Auxiliary Bishop Emeritus, Archdiocese of New Orleans
Most Reverend Joseph L. Howze, Bishop Emeritus, Diocese of Biloxi
Most Reverend John H. Ricard, SSJ, Bishop Emeritus, Diocese of Pensacola-Tallahassee
Most Reverend Guy A. Sansaricq, Auxiliary Bishop Emeritus, Diocese of Brooklyn
Most Reverend J. Terry Steib, SVD, Bishop Emeritus, Diocese of Memphis
Most Reverend Elliot G. Thomas, Bishop Emeritus, Diocese of St. Thomas, VI


Deceased

Most Reverend James August Healy (1830-1900)
Most Reverend Raymond Rodly Caeser, SVD (1932-1987)
Most Reverend Harold R. Perry, SVD (1916-1991)
Most Reverend James P. Lyke, OFM (1939-1992)
Most Reverend Carl A. Fisher, SSJ (1945-1993)
Most Reverend Emerson J. Moore (1938-1995)
Most Reverend Joseph A. Francis, SVD (1923-1997)
Most Reverend Eugene A. Marino, SSJ (1934-2000)
Most Reverend Moses B. Anderson, SSE (1928-2013)
Most Reverend Leonard Olivier, SVD (1923-2014)



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