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First black U.S. diocesan priest and sainthood candidate shown in archival photo

Fr. Tolton, First African-American U.S. diocesan priest sainthood candidate

September 30, 2014 CHICAGO (CNS) — With prayers, songs and sealing wax, Cardinal Francis E. George of Chicago formally closed the investigation into the life and virtues of Father Augustus Tolton Sept. 29 in a ceremony in the St. James Chapel at the Archbishop Quigley Center. The prayer service marked the binding and sealing of…

Vatican's secretary of state addresses U.N. General Assembly in New York

Vatican official says U.N. framework is best way to fight terrorism

September 30, 2014 UNITED NATIONS (CNS) — The U.N.’s framework provides the “only viable way” of dealing with the global nature of modern terrorism “which knows no borders,” the Vatican’s secretary of state told the U.N. General Assembly Sept. 29. “This reality requires a renewed United Nations that undertakes to foster and preserve peace,” said…

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