Commitment to the fundamental humanity of all persons;
Regard for the plurality of cultural, ethnic backgrounds and religious experience among Black peoples;
Development of a theology which is authentically Black and truly Catholic.
Publish reports, the Symposium’s discussions, and research of Symposium membership;
To encourage the teaching and discussion of Black Catholic religious and cultural experiences and thought within the theology and/or religious studies curriculum of colleges, universities, and seminaries;
To encourage the identification and development of Black Catholic Scholars in the fields of Theology, Liturgy, Ethics, Canon Law, Church History, Biblical studies etc;
To enable the identification and development of theoretically grounded practitioners in the fields of pastoral ministry and religious education; and
To encourage theologically and theoretically grounded ministry and program development responsive to the needs of Black Catholics within the Church and society.