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Correction: Black Catholic History Story

Amid the national tumult over racial injustice, there are high-level calls for the schools to teach more about the church’s past links to slavery and segregation, and how Black Catholics persevered nonetheless

A cross sits in the window of an empty classroom at Quigley Catholic High School in Baden, Pa.
AP Photo/Jessie Wardarski

In a story July 25, 2020, about the teaching of Black Catholics’ history in Catholic schools, The Associated Press gave an erroneous figure for the number of Catholic schools in the Archdiocese of Chicago. The archdiocese says there are 199 schools.

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