Slaves who became Catholic saints

And those on the path to sainthood

Stars Insider

01/04/24 | StarsInsider

LIFESTYLE Catholicism

Catholic saints come from all sorts of backgrounds, and it turns out there are few who were actually slaves. Slavery dominated the world for centuries, with people being traded and owned against their will, and many being born into such conditions. The history of slavery and Christianity is indeed complex, but a few former enslaved men and women did manage to leave a legacy in the Church.

In this gallery, you'll get to know the slaves who became saints (and a few who are on the path to being canonized). Click on to get to know them.

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