Located in the Sicilian capital of Palermo, the Church of Santa Maria di Gesù caught fire on July 25 after a wildfire spread down the slopes of Monte Grifone.
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De Lubac is considered by many to be one of the most important theologians of the 20th century. He encouraged a return to the writings of the Church Fathers in Catholic theology and founded a journal with Joseph Ratzinger and Hans Urs von Balthasar.
There have been testimonies of his ability to heal the sick, levitate in prayer and bilocate, according to the Archbishop Camomot Committee in Cebu. The May 21 papal decree also recognized other holy men and women.
Pope Francis has said that Cardinal Pironio was his friend when they both lived in Argentina.
“Folks, you're witnessing history,” Cardinal Dolan said during his homily on the feast of the Immaculate Conception, calling Day a “radiant star” of “American sanctity.”
Blessed Devasahayam, an 18th-century lay convert soldier who was tortured and killed by a Hindu king because he refused to renounce his Catholic faith, will be canonized in May.
The Claretian missionary was killed at the age of 34 after repeatedly refusing to renounce his Catholic faith.
Concluding his homily, Bishop McKinney said: “How good it would be if we could also prefix the word ‘Saint’ to her name and her legacy here in Nottingham and in many parts of the world! I end by inviting you to join me in praying the prayer for her beatification.”
Venerable Fr. Mario Ciceri knew his vocation from a very young age and died after an accident at just 44 years old while Servant of God Fr. Alfonso Ugolini was ordained after a lifetime dedicated to helping the poor and disaffected of his district, and lived to be 91 years old.