Joyce Duriga

Fr Augustus Tolton was a former slave who became the first African-American diocesan priest

They fled their home in the middle of the night after militants demanded they convert to Islam

‘All evangelisation in America happened on horseback,’ says rector at Illinois shrine

American architect of the Pope’s guesthouse chapel felt he became a ‘pencil in God’s hands’

Augustus Tolton, whose Cause opened in 2011, fled slavery aged nine