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This is a list of saintsblessedsvenerablesand Servants of God from Africaas recognized by the Catholic Church or other Christian denominations.
In the first centuries of the Church, Africa produced many of her leading lights. The Catholic presence in Africa was weakened by the schism following the Council Black female saint Chalcedon which resulted in the separation between the Catholic and Coptic Orthodox Church, and even more so by the rise of Islam. Following the Arab conquest of northern Africa, the Catholic Church was largely absent from the continent before modern times, although the Coptic, and later Ethiopic, Orthodox Churches remained.
The following are some of the notable saints from the first to seventh centuries, though it is a very incomplete list. Three of the early popes were either from Africa themselves or children of African immigrants to Rome. All three were from this time period and are traditionally considered saints.
They are:. Three of the thirty-five Doctors of the Church were from Africa, all of them from this time period. Many of the early writers and theologians had connections with Africa.
A partial list would include:. In addition to the above, these first centuries gave the Church many other saints, among them:.
It would be difficult to say who the first saint to be associated with Africa after the Arab conquest would be. Saint Francis of Assisi famously went on a mission to Egypt in But after the canonization of saints came to be reserved to the Papacy around ADand especially after the establishment of the Congregation of Rites inthe list of official saints with African connections is more clear. The following is the list of saints, including the year in which they were canonized and the country or countries with which they are associated.
Others have been proposed for beatification, and may have active groups supporting their causes. These include:. A request that this article title be changed to List of Roman Catholic saints, servants of God, blessed, venerable and beatified Black female saint from Africa is under discussion. Please do not move this article until the discussion is closed.
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List of saints from Africa