by eCommunicator A former US slave who became the first African-American to become a Catholic priest, is now one step closer toward sainthood. Chronology of Events Pope Francis made Father Augustus Tolton “Venerable” within the church, alongside seven others, in a Vatican announcement on Wednesday. Born on a plantation, he […]Read More
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by Jarrett Stepman An initiative featuring the writings of black Americans will counter and rebut a New York Times Magazine project that “reframes” all of U.S. history around slavery and racism. The Woodson Center last week announced sponsorship of “1776,” a collection of essays and other material mostly written by […]Read More
by eCommunicator African Descent Download Explanation of the Declaration of the ELCA to People of African Descent Engaging, involving and investing in the gifts, interests and capacity of people of African descent in every aspect of the life of this church is the focus of African Descent Ministry in the […]Read More
by D. H. Dilbeck | The great abolitionist spoke words of rebuke—and hope—to a slaveholdingRead More