Known to all as “Nuccia,” Gaetana Tolomeo was confined to a bed or a chair for the 60 years of her life.
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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.
The Polish episcopate made the announcement Oct. 10.
Pope Francis, during a Dec. 17 meeting with the prefect of the Congregation for the Causes of Saints, accepted the miracle attributed to Mother Teresa, the healing of a Brazilian man inexplicably cured of brain abscesses.
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