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Philanthropists Plan to Reinstate Hell’s Kitchen’s Historic Black Church as Active Place of Worship

Amid news of other historic houses of worship being demolished, W53rd Street’s St Benedict the Moor will be reinstated as an active church, according to the lead architect employed by the billionaire philanthropist owners. The first Black Catholic parish north of the Mason-Dixon Line, St Benedict the Moor was named for a 16th-century African-born Franciscan […]