Holiness

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Reflection: Rwandan martyrs Cyprien and Daphrose Rugamba modeled pacifism, prayer

A devout Catholic couple and several of their children were among the victims of the Rwandan Genocide. Nancy Saro reflects on their witness as their canonization cause advances.

'Black Saints Matter': Caribbean artist highlighting Black saints with original artwork, upcoming graphic novels

A new set of Black saint icons is taking the web by storm, and the creator is ramping up for a set of graphic novels highlighting the diaspora's finest.

Prayer service for sainthood cause of Ven. Pierre Toussaint scheduled for Monday evening

New York City's favorite Black Catholic saint is getting his due upstate with a virtual prayer service hosted by Black Catholics in the Diocese of Buffalo.

Modern Catholic Pilgrim hosting Black Catholic pilgrimages this fall (and why)

October will bring racial justice pilgrimages in Louisville and Memphis—the latter featuring the grave of Servant of God Thea Bowman and the National Shrine of St Martin de Porres.

Prayer service for Servant of God Julia Greeley set for Monday, July 26th

Black Catholics in the Diocese of Buffalo have organized a prayer service for a Black sainthood cause based over 1,500 miles away.

Memorial scholarship in honor of Sgt Walter V. Springs re-established at Regis University

The almost forgotten story of a Black Catholic army sergeant murdered by a fellow serviceman is gaining new life in the form of a revived scholarship at his Jesuit alma mater.

Pierre Toussaint Boulevard now stands in Brooklyn

The Flatbush neighborhood of Brooklyn now can boast of a Black Catholic saint among their geographical markers: behold, Pierre Toussaint Blvd.
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