Pope Francis has moved the Rev. Augustus Tolton into the second stage of the four-part canonization process. There are still no black American Catholic saints.
Cardinal August Hlond, who led the Polish Catholic Church during WWII, warned about the “harmful moral influence of Jews.”
There are now four paths to sainthood in the Roman Catholic Church.
Maria Elisabeth Hesselblad helped hide Jewish families in her convent during the German occupation of Rome.
When he returned to Chimayó, he brought a small papier mache doll of Santo Niño (Jesus as a Child). He received permission
Her canonization is set for September 2016.
Mother Teresa of Calcutta will be made a saint of the Roman Catholic Church, the Vatican said on Friday.
U.S. parents have been naming their babies Saint for well over a century.
Maria Goretti died at the hands of her attacker in 1902.