Subcommittee on African American Affairs


Most Reverend Joseph N. Perry, Auxiliary Bishop of Chicago


Most Reverend Brendan Cahill, Bishop of Victoria
Most Reverend Roy E. Campbell, Jr., Auxiliary Bishop of Washington
Most Reverend Octavio Cisneros, Auxiliary Bishop of Brooklyn
Most Reverend Jeffrey Haines, Auxiliary Bishop of Milwaukee
Most Reverend Barry Knestout, D.D., Bishop of Richmond
Most Reverend Denis Madden, Auxiliary Bishop Emeritus of Baltimore
Most Reverend Guy Sansaricq, Auxiliary Bishop Emeritus of Brooklyn


Fr. Anthony M. Bozeman, SSJ, Pastor, St. Raymond-St. Leo the Great Catholic Church
Fr. Vernon Huguley, VF, Pastor, St. Patrick Catholic Church
Ms. Valerie Jennings, Parish Vitality Coordinator, Vicariate VI-Archdiocese of Chicago
Mr. Ashley Morris, Associate Director, Office of Intercultural & Ethnic Diversity-Archdiocese of Atlanta
Fr. Richard Owens OFM Cap., Pastor, Saint Bernard of Clairvaux
Fr. Stephen Thorne, Pastor, St. Martin De Porres Catholic Church

Staff Contacts

Donna Toliver Grimes
Assistant Director, African American Affairs

Contact Us

African American Affairs
Secretariat of Cultural Diversity in the Church
United States Conference of Catholic Bishops
3211 4th Street NE
Washington, DC 20017

African American Catholic Bishops

Archbishop Wilton Gregory of Washington
Most Rev. Wilton D. Gregory:
 Cardinal of Washington


Auxiliary Bishop Joseph Perry of Chicago
Most Rev. Joseph N. Perry: 
Auxiliary Bishop of Chicago 


Bishop Shelton Fabre of Houma-Thibodaux
Most Rev. Shelton J. Fabre: 
Bishop of Houma-Thiodaux 


A paschal candle from 2015.
Most Rev. Ferdnand Cheri III OFM: Auxiliary Bishop of New Orleans 
Auxiliary Bishop Roy Campbell of Washington
Most Rev. Roy E. Campbell: Auxiliary Bishop of Washington