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Xavier (La.) to be a hub for causes of African-American Catholics

By Christine Bordelon Catholic News Service NEW ORLEANS — Reynold Verret, president of Xavier University of Louisiana, announced July 31 that the university and its Institute for Black Catholic Studies will become the new hub for the advancement of sainthood causes of African-American Catholics. Verret made the announcement in the university’s St. Katharine Drexel chapel.…