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Priests and scholars will assemble for a virtual event on July 8th, one day before the feast of the first openly Black Catholic priest in the US.
A number of miracles that could bring about the first-ever beatification of an African American are now being inspected by official investigators from Rome.
A gala supporting the sainthood cause of Venerable Augustus Tolton [https://g.co/kgs/W27Az3], the first openly Black priest in US history, has been scheduled for April 2nd in New Iberia, Louisiana. Chicago auxiliary bishop Joseph N. Perry [https://g.co/kgs/xhGJXo], the diocesan postulator for the cause,
Baltimore parishes plan letter-writing campaign to Pope Francis in support of African-American saints-to-be
Black Catholic History Month, celebrated each November, is heating up this year with a Vatican-targeting initiative that could ruffle some feathers—and shake up the Roman Calendar.
Sunday's Gospel Mass at a Josephite parish in DC brought out multiple former superior generals for the induction of a new official promoter of Venerable Augustus Tolton.
An African-American seminarian with the Society of the Divine Word is taking perpetual vows on Saturday, signaling a soon-coming ordination to the priesthood.
Jim Coleman stars as America's first openly Black priest in a one-man theatre production that has returned to the stage and is booking new venues.