#Venerablack

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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.

One-man show on Venerable Augustus Tolton touring once again

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.

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.

New collection of essays highlights Black Catholic scholarly thought, past and present

A new academic text from the Catholic University of America's publishing house collects essays on liturgy, history, scholarship, religious life, and more.
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