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Saints of the United States

Indian priest and native New Yorker progress toward canonization

Father Ukken died in 1956 and Antonietta Giugliano in 1960.

Thea Bowman’s cause for canonization endorsed by U.S. Bishops

The bishops voted in favor of Bowman's cause, who was a granddaughter of a slave and advocate for African-Americans.

Brother Fix-It gave his life in Guatemala: Another American martyr to be beatified

This Wisconsin native (and football coach!) was targeted because he was determined to help the poor and oppressed.

Church leaders unite to promote causes for sainthood of five African-Americans in the United States

The Institute for Black Catholic Studies at Xavier University is looking forward to this new opportunity to collaborate with others.

10 Founders of Catholicism in the United States

These men and women laid a strong foundation for the Catholic faith in the New World.

Norbert McAuliffe: The newest “venerable” from the United States

Pope Francis recently confirmed the "heroic virtues" of this American missionary.

Meet Thea Bowman, granddaughter of a slave on the road to canonization

She spent much of her life ministering to the spiritual needs of the African-American community.

A prayer of thanksgiving

Photo of the Day: April 7, 2018

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