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Virtual event to honor Venerable Augustus Tolton ahead of 125th feast day

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.

Report: Alleged miracles for sainthood cause of Venerable Augustus Tolton now under investigation

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.

Two African Americans to be ordained Catholic priests on May 28th

Two men will join the ranks of the nation's estimated 250 African-American priests when they are ordained this spring in Chicago and Atlanta, respectively.

New 'Tolton Ambassador' installed Sunday morning at Our Lady of Perpetual Help in Washington DC

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.

Frt. Carl Gales, SVD, to be ordained to transitional diaconate Saturday, 10/17

An African-American seminarian from Phoenix will be ordained a transitional deacon tomorrow in Chicago, the latest stop in his providential journey to the priesthood.

Pope Francis petitions Missouri governor for clemency in Ernest Johnson execution case

The Holy Father has spoken through his US emissary to request that the governor of Missouri commute the death sentence of an intellectually disabled inmate.

Frt. Carl Gales, SVD nears ordination, professing final vows Saturday

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.
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