THE FAITH OF OUR FATHERS: RECLAIMING THE (NORTH AFRICAN) CHURCH FATHERS

Growing up in a black Baptist community, I didn’t hear much (if at all) about the Church Fathers. However, during seminary, I realized that their influence was felt implicitly in the confessions we affirmed, hymns that we sang, the sermons preached, and the doctrines taught during Sunday school or new members’ class. Despite our general …

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List of Holy Men and Women of African Ancestry

Of the Catholic Church’s more than 4,500 saints, about two dozen generally are recognized as being of African origin or ancestry. Catholic Online Saints (http://saints.catholic.org) lists these black saints: Read more