June 14, 2019, 10:40 pm

A former slave who was the first black Catholic priest takes a step toward sainthood

 14-06-2019 10:40 PM

No Catholic seminary in the United States would take him, so Augustine Tolton went to Rome, where he thought he might become a missionary to Africa. Instead, the Vatican sent Tolton to a different mission field, the United States, where many believe he was the first African-American...

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