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Essay winner: Father Tolton should be a saint because ...

In honor of Black HistoryMonth, the archdiocese’s Black Catholic Initiative held an essay contest for students in Catholic schools with the topic “Why I think or believe Father Augustus Tolton should be a saint.”
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Father Augustus Tolton:
The First Recognized Black Catholic Priest in America

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The Cause for Sainthood

This video documents the life of Fr. Tolton
and the growing support and excitement
over his possible canonization.