Saints

Gina Franco, Christopher Poore September 21, 2018
The mission’s founder, an energetic Italian Jesuit named Eusebio Francisco Kino, established several missionary locations in what is now Sonora, Mexico, and southern Arizona, including San Xavier del Bac in 1692, near the village of Wa:k.
The beatification of 19 martyrs of Algeria, including the seven Trappist monks of Tibhirine, will be celebrated Dec. 8 in Oran, Algeria, the country's bishops announced.
Terrance Klein August 15, 2018
Pity and punish the powerful but take no delight in their fall.
Catholic News Service August 03, 2018
Reynold Verret, president of Xavier University of Louisiana, announced July 31 that the university and its Institute for Black Catholic Studies will become the new hub for the advancement of sainthood causes of African-American Catholics.
Religion News Service August 01, 2018
Although the Catholic Church has many saints of African descent, it has no black American saints.
The transfer is precipitated by the decision of the sisters to sell the property because of declining numbers of the order.