How they overcame: The power and promise of America's Black saints

Vol. 6 | No. 3 | February 12, 2021

Clockwise from top left: Julia Greeley, Father Augustus Tolton, Mother Henriette DeLille, Sister Thea Bowman, Pierre Toussaint, and Mother Mary Elizabeth Lange are six Black American Catholics who endured rejection and ridicule on account of their race and today are on the path to sainthood. Why did they persevere? Starting on Page 10, a look at their lives and what their holiness means for America and Catholics today.

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