In an interview with Vatican News last week, Cardinal Semeraro said that “the figure of the postulator and the office he holds continue to be important and, at the same time, delicate.”
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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.
Fr. Veuthey himself once wrote to one of his confrères in 1944: “The supernatural is unfathomable: you have to live it to enter in.”
Known to all as “Nuccia,” Gaetana Tolomeo was confined to a bed or a chair for the 60 years of her life.
Pope Francis defined this new category of Christian life as the experience of a premature death due to the offering, or sacrificing, of one’s life out of Christian charity.
One century after his death as a martyr, the priest who brought the Gospel to Islamic lands and lived among the Tuareg people in the Algerian desert will be proclaimed a saint.
The website Carlo created when he was just 14 years old was the genesis of The Eucharistic Miracles of the World, an international exhibition which highlights such occurrences.
At the ceremony, the Archdiocese of Kraków officially formed the tribunals that will seek evidence that the Polish pope’s parents lived lives of heroic virtue, enjoy a reputation for holiness and are regarded as intercessors.
The fifth sainthood cause to move a step toward canonization was that of Italian teenager Matteo Farina, who lived from 1990 to 2009.