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Black / African Saints

The history of the Church is full of many Black / African Catholic saints, who received recognition for great deeds or meritorious conduct. Many lost their lives in defense of the faith. Many were also honored for their contributions to the Church and their community.

Black / African Saints


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St. Phanuel St. Pharmuthius St. Phaulios (Paul) of Tamawi St. Philappianus St. Phileas St. Philemon St. Philemon the actor St. Philemon of Alexandria St. Philip St. Philo St. Philocalus St. Philomus St. Philoromus St. Philoromus St. Philosophus (Nicetas) St. Philotheus of Pemdje St. Phisocius St. Phocas St. Phocas St. Phocas, (Anba Phocas) St. Phoebammon St. Photius St. Photnia St. Pia St. Piamon (Piama) St. Pierius St. Pimponia St. Pinnarius St. Pinnatus St. Pinutus(Pinnutius) St. Pion St. Pior St. Pipenon and Companions of 22 St. Piperio St. Piru St. Pisimius St. Pistaurus St. Pistus St. Pisura St. Piteroum Savants St. Pitigon St. Pitirim (Pityrun, Pithyrion) St. Plais St. Plausus St. Plebrius St. Plenes St. Plenus St. Plesius St. Plutarch St. Poemen St. Poemen (Pamin) St. Poemen (Pimen) the Great St. Poleus St. Polybius St. Polycarp St. Polycarpus St. Pompinus St. Pomponia St. Pontius of Carthage St. Pope Victor I St. Porphyrius St. Porphyrius the General St. Portus St. Possidonius, the Theban St. Possidus, Possidonius St. Postumia (Postiniana) St. Potamioena, the Younger St. Potamioena the Elder St. Potamion St. Potamion (Potamon) St. Potamon St. Potianus St. Praesens St. Praesidius St. Prais St. Prima St. Prima St. Primasius St. Primatius St. Primianus St. Primigenus St. Primitivus St. Primulus St. Primus St. Primus St. Privata St. Privatula St. Privatus St. Probata St. Probus St. Promus St. Propolus St. Prosdocus St. Proteheas(Proteas) St. Proterius St. Protolicus St. Psenosiris St. Pshai St. Psoes (Psoi) of Kemet St. Psoi (Besoy) St. Psote St. Psura St. Ptolemachus St. Ptolemaeus St. Ptolemaeus St. Publicanus St. Publius St. Publius of Carthage St. Publius of Kemet St. Putaphastus St. Quadratus St. Quarta St. Quartosilla St. Quartus St. Quinta (Cointa) St. Quintasius St. Quintian St. Quintianus (Quinctianus) St. Quintus St. Quirillus St. Quirinus St. Quodvultdeus St. Quodvultdeus St. Rais St. Rastanus St. Raulus St. Reatrius St. Recumbens St. Recumbus St. Regina St. Regiola St. Regulus St. Renus St. Respectatus St. Restituta St. Restituta with Saturninus St. Restitutus St. Revocatus St. Rhais St. Roa (Aroa) St. Rodus St. Rogata St. Rogatianus St. Rogatus St. Romana St. Romanus St. Romulus St. Rosula St. Roys St. Ruak St. Rubra St. Ruffinus St. Rufina St. Rufinus St. Rufus (Roux) St. Ruppus St. Rusticianus St. Rustilus St. Rutila, Claudia, and Auriga St. Rutilius and Fusculus St. Rutinus St. Rutinus St. Sabas St. Sabela St. Sabellius (Abylius, Abitius, Milius) St. Sabina St. Sabinas of Kemet St. Sabsir Martyrs St. Saldia St. Salitor St. Salusi (Abba Salusi) St. Salutaris St. Salvator St. Salvius St. Sambacia St. Samnes St. Samuel St. Sancta St. Sanctina St. Sanitius (Shenudi) II St. Sanitius I (Shenudi) St. Sannudius (Shenudi) St. Sanusi (Shenudi, Sanitius) St. Sara St. Sarah (Emma Sara) St. Sarah, and my brother Moses St. Sarah of Scete St. Sarapabon(Sarapambo) the Senator St. Sarapion St. Sarelius St. Sarmatas (Sarmata) St. Sarmathus St. Satulus St. Satur St. Satura St. Saturianus St. Saturinus St. Saturnina St. Saturninus St. Saturninus and Felix St. Saturninus and nine companions St. Saturus St. Saulus St. Sebastiana St. Sebastian and Alverius St. Secunda St. Secundianus St. Secundilla St. Secundinus St. Secundus St. Secundus of Ventimiglia St. Securus St. Securus, Severus St. Sedeza St. Sektar St. Selaficus (Seleucus) St. Selarianus St. Selenias of Kemet St. Seleucus “The Kemetian”
St. Semrata Zion St. Senuthius of Buasti St. Seperatus St. Septimus, and Maximus St. Serapammon St. Serapamon St. Serapeum St. Serapio St. Serapion St. Serapion St. Serapion St. Serapion and Ammon St. Serapion the Kemetian St. Serapion of Thmuis St. Serenus St. Sergus St. Serration St. Sertza Hawaryat St. Servilianus St. Servulus St. Servus St. Severus St. Severus of Alexandria St. Severus of Alexandria St. Shanudin (Abba) St. Shenuf(Chenoufe) St. Shenus (Susita) St. Shenute St. Shenute (Sinuthius, Shnudi, Sannitius) St. Siddinus St. Siddinus St. Sidonius (Amba) St. Silar St. Silvanus St. Simeon of Thou Simon of Cyrene St. Simon Zelotes St. Simplicius St. Sina St. Siricius St. Sisinnius St. Sisoes St. Sissinius of Tantatho St. Sobel St. Socrates St. Sodon St. Solomon St. Solutor St. Sophia St. Sophia and my daughter Dabamoth (Dibamonia) St. Sophronius of Shanazum St. Sostras St. Spisinna St. Statonica St. Stephanus St. Stephen St. Stephen St. Stephen the Anchorite St Paul St. Stupur St. Successa St. Successus St. Susennius (Susneus) St. Susita (Shenus) St. Symeon of Kemet St. Symphorianus St. Sympmphronius and Hipolytus St. Syncletica of Alexandria St. Tacceus St. Tacla (Tecla) St. Tacla Hawaryat St. Talida St. Tatusbaya St. Ten Disciples of Athenogenes St. Terence St. Terentius St. Thais (Taisia) St. Thais of Kemet St. Tharsicius St. Thasius Cyprianus St. Thelica St. Thenas? (The(o)nas?) St. Theoctista St. Theoctista St. Theoctistus St. Theodocianus of Alexandria St. Theodora St. Theodora St. Theodore, and Leontius St. Theodore and 40 Others St. Theodore, and Leontius St. Theodore, the Sanctified St. Theodore of Chotep St. Theodore of Emesa St. Theodore of Pelusium St. Theodosius St. Theodota St. Theodotion St. Theodotus St. Theodoxia (Eudoxia) St. Theodulas St. Theogenes St. Theohilus St. Theon St. Theonas, “Column of the Church” St. Theonas St. Theonius St. Theophila St. Theophilus St. Theophilus St. Theopista St. Theotimus (Theitimus) St. Theotimus St. Theoychus St. Thimous St. Thomais St. Thomas St. Thomas of Tanphot St. Thonius St. Thyrsus St. Tibur St. Tiburtinus St. Timoleon St. Timothy St. Timothy St. Timothy St. Timothy St. Timothy, the lector and wife, Maura St. Timothy II St. Timothy III St. Timotheus St. Tipasius (Typasius) St. Tirinus St. Tolosha St. Trophimus St. Tryphon St. Tubo St. Tullianus St. Tullius St. Turana St. Tuscus St. Tyrannus St. Tyria St. Tytirus St. Tzabala Mariam St. Tzechina (Sahami) St. Urania St. Urbanus St. Ursus St. Ursus and Victor St. Vaga St. Valentine St. Valentine and Dubatatius St. Valeria St. Valerius St. Variacus St. Varus St. Venusta St. Venustus St. Verena St. Verocianus St. Verulus St. Verus St. Vestina St. Veturius St. Victonnus St. Victor St. Victor St. Victor and Ursus St. Victor of Assyut St. Victoria St. Victoria St. Victorianus St. Victorianus St. Victorinus St. Victor Maurus (aka Victor the Moor)… St. Victor the Ninivite St. Victor the Ninivite St. Victorus St. Victor of Vilae St. Victurus St. Vincent St. Vincent St. Vincent of Digne St. Vincentius St. Vindemialis St. Vindemialis (from Capsa) St. Vindonius St. Virgins Visa St. Vitalianus(Vitalis) St. Vitalis St. Vitus St. Volitan St. Volutianus St. Wetukis (known as Eutychius) St. Xystus St. Yared St. Yeshak St. Yohan Marcus St. Yona St. Yostima St. Za-Michael St. Zacchaeus St. Zachariah of Kemet St. Zacharias St. Zacharias, the Wanderer St. Zaina (Zeina) St. Zanufius St. Zara Mariam St. Zelotes St. Zenas St. Zeno St. ZerJacob St. Zoilus St. Zonticus St. Zosimas St. Zoticus

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