Tag: Cannonization

Bishops give go-ahead to diocese’s Sister Thea Bowman sainthood effort

Bishops give go-ahead to diocese’s Sister Thea Bowman sainthood effort

| Mark Pattison | November 14, 2018 | 0 Comments

The U.S. bishops gave their assent to the canonization effort launched for Sister Thea Bowman by the Diocese of Jackson, Mississippi.

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Saints risk all for love of Jesus, pope says at canonization Mass

Saints risk all for love of Jesus, pope says at canonization Mass

| Cindy Wooden | October 23, 2018 | 0 Comments

Carrying Pope Paul VI’s pastoral staff and wearing the blood-stained belt of Archbishop Oscar Romero of San Salvador, Pope Francis formally recognized them, and five others, as saints of the Catholic Church.

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Cardinal beatifies 22-year-old Romanian as ‘martyr to chastity’

Cardinal beatifies 22-year-old Romanian as ‘martyr to chastity’

| Jonathan Luxmoore | September 27, 2018 | 0 Comments

A 22-year-old Romanian peasant has taken a step closer to sainthood as a “martyr to chastity,” six decades after she was murdered while resisting rape during the communist-era repression of the Catholic Church.

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Pope Francis advances sainthood causes of young teens

Pope Francis advances sainthood causes of young teens

| Junno Arocho Esteves | July 11, 2018 | 0 Comments

Pope Francis issued decrees advancing the sainthood causes of four candidates, including two young teenagers who heroically lived the Christian virtues.

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Pope to canonize Blesseds Paul VI, Oscar Romero in Rome Oct. 14

Pope to canonize Blesseds Paul VI, Oscar Romero in Rome Oct. 14

| Cindy Wooden | May 19, 2018 | 0 Comments

Pope Francis will declare Blesseds Oscar Romero, Paul VI and four others saints Oct. 14 at the Vatican during the meeting of the world Synod of Bishops, an institution Blessed Paul revived.

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Miracles attributed to Pope Paul VI, Romero clear way for sainthood

Miracles attributed to Pope Paul VI, Romero clear way for sainthood

| Carol Glatz | March 8, 2018 | 0 Comments

Pope Francis has cleared the way for the canonizations of Blesseds Paul VI and Oscar Romero.

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Pope says Paul VI will be declared a saint this year

Pope says Paul VI will be declared a saint this year

| February 20, 2018 | 0 Comments

Pope Francis told pastors in the Diocese of Rome that Blessed Paul VI would be canonized this year.

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Mass formally opens canonization cause for Black Elk

Mass formally opens canonization cause for Black Elk

| November 6, 2017 | 0 Comments

During a Mass to formally open the sainthood cause for Nicholas Black Elk, the Native American was described as someone who merged the Lakota and Catholic culture in a way “that drew him deeper into the mystery of Christ’s love and the church.”

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Father Solanus Casey sainthood cause advances

Father Solanus Casey sainthood cause advances

| Carol Glatz | May 4, 2017 | 0 Comments

Pope Francis advanced the sainthood causes of Wisconsin-born Capuchin Father Solanus Casey, five religious, four laypeople and two cardinals, including Vietnamese Cardinal Francois Nguyen Van Thuan.

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Vatican revises norms for examining alleged miracles

Vatican revises norms for examining alleged miracles

| Junno Arocho Esteves | September 23, 2016 | 0 Comments

In an effort to ensure transparency as well as historical and scientific accuracy, Pope Francis has approved revised norms for the Congregation for Saints’ Causes regarding medical consultations on healings alleged to be miracles.

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In Kolkata, joy, prayers and testimonies as Mother Teresa becomes saint

In Kolkata, joy, prayers and testimonies as Mother Teresa becomes saint

| Saadia Azim | September 4, 2016 | 0 Comments

At Shishu Bhavan, children, the destitute, Missionaries of Charity nuns and novices sat silently, glued to the TV screen for the live telecast of the Vatican canonization ceremony of Mother Teresa.

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St. Teresa of Kolkata will always be ‘Mother’ Teresa, pope says

St. Teresa of Kolkata will always be ‘Mother’ Teresa, pope says

| Junno Arocho Esteves and Cindy Wooden | September 4, 2016 | 0 Comments

With a large tapestry bearing the portrait of the woman known as the “Saint of the Gutters” suspended above him, Pope Francis proclaimed the sainthood of Mother Teresa of Kolkata, hailing her courage and love for the poor.

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