NEWS FEATURE: Mary, as African Blessed Mother, signals change for New Orleans church

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c. 1999 Religion News Service NEW ORLEANS _ To a 74-year-old church built by and for Catholic African-Americans during the Jazz Age, yet adorned with white images of Jesus, Mary and the saints who seem drawn from feudal Europe, an African Blessed Mother has come _ Mary”Our Mother of Africa.” The 4 1/2-foot-high statue depicting […]

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