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Acutis, who died of leukemia in 2006 at the age of 15, was known for his computer-programming skills, and love of the Eucharist and the Virgin Mary.
Acutis was aged 15 when he died of leukemia in 2006, offering his suffering for the pope and the Church.
In September, Pope Francis will make his second visit to Assisi in just two months on the 30th anniversary of the World Day of Prayer for Peace that St. John Paul II convoked there in 1986.
Full text of Pope Francis' meditation at the basilica of Santa Maria degli Angeli in Assisi.
The Pope will make the trip early next month to commemorate the eighth centenary of the dedication of the Portiuncula chapel, the site where the Franciscan order began.