Comments for: Celebration begins for first Native American to be sainted

Posted Oct. 19, 2012, at 7:25 p.m.

The Roman Catholic Church began final preparations Wednesday for what will be a watershed event in the church’s relationship with Native American cultures, the canonization of Kateri Tekakwitha, a Mohawk Indian who lived in the 17th century, who on Sunday will become the church’s first Native American saint. Several weekend …

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