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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.
Several Chicago Black parishes will soon merge or close, with the parochial legacy of legendary Black priests falling victim to the bottom line.
244 Americans are included in Trump's planned statue garden in DC, but the list—which includes Black Catholics and anti-Black ones—is furrowing more than a few eyebrows.
The nascent Tolton Center will apparently have a unique relationship with both Ven. Fr Augustus' sainthood cause and Chicago's parish reorganization plans.
A new book on the six African-American saintly hopefuls may be the first of its kind—but also the least.