“Risking her own life, she baptized newborns and ministered to people who were seriously ill,” Bishop Jeż noted in the edict.
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Like St. Maximilian Kolbe, Father Cortese was a Franciscan friar who directed a Catholic publication and was tortured and killed by the Nazis.
Nicholas Black Elk, a Lakota holy man and catechist, up for sainthood has captured the attention of Pope Francis and could be a model for bishops instituting lay catechists.
The U.S. bishops voted in June to advance Servant of God Marinus LaRue’s canonization cause.
According to Augustinian Recollects’ website, Fr. Gazpio was known for this great devotion to the Eucharist, the Sacred Heart, and the Virgin Mary.
Document on the life, virtue and alleged miracles of Servant of God Father Augustus Tolton was unanimously approved by a Vatican committee.
There are more than 70 causes for canonization under way for U.S.-born men and women. And the process is an arduous one.
Cardinal Timothy Dolan of New York has opened the canonical “inquiry on the life” of the social-justice advocate, the archdiocese announced April 19.