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  • Benedict The Moor

    St Benedict’s parents were African slaves, having been captured and forcefully taken to a place near Messina, Italy. There they converted to Catholicism and, because of their many years of loyal service as slaves, when Benedict was born (1526 – 1589) he was given naturalised citizenship. In his youth, St Benedict worked with his parents, receiving…