This Woman Could Become The Catholic Church’s First Black American Saint

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March 27, 2017 - 175 years after establishing the Sisters of the Holy Family order, Henriette Delille, a French-speaking woman of African descent stands at the doorstep of sainthood. If canonized, it will make her the first New Orleanian, and the first U.S.-born black person, recognized as a saint by the Roman Catholic Church. Click here for more information. 

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