WHYY Specials

The Canonization of Katharine Drexel

Special | 1h 10m 23s | Video has closed captioning.

The original program — one of WHYY’s most popular — recounts the heiress’ life, her conversion to a Roman Catholic nun, her crusade to improve the lives of underprivileged African American and Native American people across the country and the story of her first “intercession,” an event decreed by the Catholic Church to be miraculous and the first step to becoming a Saint. The Canonization picks up

Aired: 09/25/15

Rating: NR

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WHYY Specials is a local public television program presented by WHYY.