The most prominent figure among the seven is Charles de Foucauld, the French missionary killed in Algeria in 1916.
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The canonizations will be the first since the start of the worldwide COVID-19 emergency.
John Henry Newman joins four other holy lives in canonization Oct. 13.
The heir to the British throne will witness the canonization Mass of the first non-martyr English saint since the Reformation.
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 new saints are an example of the daily habit of choosing to love God, Francis said Oct. 15. He also announced an October 2019 meeting.