U.S. churches are starting to adapt to Europe’s reality, where the faithful carry cards or their mobile phones but not cash.
Also present were members of the saint's order and Brother Leo Prabhakar, who received a miracle through the intercession of St. Katharina that made her canonization possible.
The decision was issued without the possibility to appeal, the Vatican announced Oct. 13.
Each section will require a 2/3 majority to pass, before being forwarded to Pope Francis.
Priests are going hungry and religious communities have been leaving the country, but leaders say crisis is an opportunity to return to the core of the Gospel.
The cardinal said that the participation of young Catholics in this synod makes it a very different experience from those he has previously attended.
Just remember: Pray. Learn. Speak Out. Repeat.
Pope Paul VI, Oscar Romero, Vincent Romano, Francesco Spinelli, Nunzio Sulprizio, Nazaria Ignacia March Mesa, and Maria Katharina Kasper were officially recognized as saints at the Oct. 14 Mass in St. Peter's Square in Rome.
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