Hyphenated-Americans Winning at True Diversity

1st Black Catholic Priest on the path to Sainthood and more examples of what change looks like.

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… “A rising number of American Catholics are of Hispanic descent — about 40 percent — and Archbishop Gomez himself is a naturalized United States citizen born in Mexico.

Other signs of unity and support were made with an eye on the past. Pope Francis put Augustine Tolton, an enslaved African who escaped to freedom during the Civil War and became the first black Catholic priest in the United States, on the path to sainthood.”

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