Saints, American (not Illinois)

US bishop: AOC calling St. Damien white supremacist ‘crazy, outrageous, insulting’

Bishop Robert Barron took Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez to task, calling her accusation 'a colossally misguided attack on this enormously important figure.' By Doug Mainwaring, LifeNews, August 3, 2020 WASHINGTON, D.C., August 3, 2020 (LifeSiteNews) — After U.S. House member Alexandria... read more

Pope Francis opens path to beatification for the founder of the Knights of Columbus

By Gerard O’Connell, America Magazine, May 27, 2020 Pope Francis opened the way to the beatification of the Venerable Michael McGivney, an American diocesan priest and founder of the Knights of Columbus, by recognizing a miracle due to his intercession. Father McGivney was one of the 12 holy... read more

St. Katharine Drexel’s tomb at Philadelphia cathedral named an archdiocesan shrine

By Perry West, CatholicNewsAgency. March 1, 2019 The Archdiocese of Philadelphia has announced that the recently constructed tomb of St. Katharine Drexel at the Cathedral Basilica of Saints Peter and Paul has been declared an archdiocesan shrine. “We are the Cathedral Basilica of Saints... read more