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June 12, 2019, 04:52 pm

Pope advances sainthood causes for first African American diocesan priest


 12-06-2019 4:52 PM

VATICAN CITY - Pope Francis advanced the sainthood cause of Father Augustus Tolton, who was the first African American diocesan priest in the United States and founder of the first black Catholic parish in Chicago. Signing decrees issued by the Congregation for Saints' Causes...

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