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Henriette Delille overcame multiple bishops to found the second Black religious order in the US in 1837. You wouldn't know it from reading Michael Heinlein's new Black saints book, though.
The new (and first) book covering the 6 Black Catholics on the path to sainthood gives an interesting take on Venerable Pierre Toussaint in its first chapter.
Black Catholic history features in a new book from Fatima Shaik, a NOLA native who recently scoured the archives concerning a legendary mutual aid society.
A new book on the six African-American saintly hopefuls may be the first of its kind—but also the least.