Bishops Address Church Reform; Witness Heroic Virtue in Venerable Augustus Tolton 6.13.19

  • Bishop Thomas Paprocki: Update from US Bishops conference; Pope Francis declares Fr. Augustus Tolton ‘Venerable’ on path to Sainthood; shrine to Tolton will be established in Quincy, IL, Bishop Paprocki’s diocese; what this means for the Church, people of God & today’s divided culture.
  • Joyce Duriga: ‘Augustus Tolton: The Church is the True Liberator’; biography of newly Venerable Rev. Tolton reveals sanctity, faithfulness in the face of racial discrimination against first African American Priest ordained in the US; his faithful, quiet witness challenges prejudices.