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Joseph Francis was ordained as a priest in 1950 and became the fourth African American Roman Catholic bishop in the country, and the first ordained in the Northeast. Bishop Francis was a pioneering figure in the discussion of race and religion. The materials in this collection span the years between 1934 and 1997, and includes much of Bishop Francis' own writings for his speeches and sermons.
Monsignor Kelley standing with Monsignor Fleming, Archbishop Boland, Bishop Dougherty, and Monsignor Fahy, undated
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