Tag: Sainthood

New York court again rules archbishop’s remains may be moved to Peoria

New York court again rules archbishop’s remains may be moved to Peoria

| June 12, 2018 | 0 Comments

The Diocese of Peoria has reacted with “great joy” to a decision by a New York court in favor of Joan Sheen Cunningham’s petition to have the remains of her uncle, Archbishop Fulton Sheen, moved from New York City to Peoria.

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Historians’ approval moves Father Tolton’s sainthood cause forward

Historians’ approval moves Father Tolton’s sainthood cause forward

The canonization cause of Father Augustus Tolton received important approval from the Vatican’s historical consultants earlier this year, moving the cause forward.

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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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Pope puts John Paul I on path to sainthood, declares him ‘venerable’

Pope puts John Paul I on path to sainthood, declares him ‘venerable’

| November 9, 2017 | 0 Comments

Pope Francis recognized that Pope John Paul I, who served only 33 days as pope, lived the Christian virtues in a heroic way.

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Father Stanley Rother beatification

Father Stanley Rother beatification

| September 15, 2017 | 0 Comments

Father Rother’s life, legacy and Minnesota ties

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Oklahoma set to welcome world for beatification of ‘ordinary’ native son

Oklahoma set to welcome world for beatification of ‘ordinary’ native son

| Rhina Guidos | September 13, 2017 | 0 Comments

Catholics in Oklahoma have been preparing for a long time for this moment. Many, like Archbishop Paul Coakley of Oklahoma City, had faith it would come, but there’s still a sense of awe, to think that a farm boy, one of their own, is about to take a step toward official sainthood.

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Kansas nun shares memories of her brother who is on path to sainthood

Kansas nun shares memories of her brother who is on path to sainthood

| Christopher M. Riggs | September 13, 2017 | 0 Comments

Sister Marita Rother really didn’t get to know her brother, Father Stanley Rother, as a priest until she visited him in Guatemala in the 1970s.

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‘They killed a man, but they created a saint’

‘They killed a man, but they created a saint’

| September 13, 2017 | 0 Comments

Archbishop Flynn, others describe Father Rother’s life, legacy and Minnesota ties ahead of Sept. 23 beatification

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Pope approves new path to sainthood: heroic act of loving service

Pope approves new path to sainthood: heroic act of loving service

| Carol Glatz | July 12, 2017 | 1 Comment

Pope Francis has approved a fourth pathway to possible sainthood — giving one’s life in a heroic act of loving service to others.

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Military archdiocese completes phase in sainthood cause for Vietnam-era chaplain

Military archdiocese completes phase in sainthood cause for Vietnam-era chaplain

The decision clears the way for the tribunal’s findings to go to the Vatican’s Congregation for Saints’ Causes for its review and a possible decision on whether to advance the priest’s cause to the next stage in the sainthood process.

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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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Pope’s tip for becoming a saint: Pray for someone who doesn’t like you

Pope’s tip for becoming a saint: Pray for someone who doesn’t like you

| Cindy Wooden | February 19, 2017 | 0 Comments

A practical first step toward holiness — as well as for assuring peace in one’s family and in the world — is to pray for a person who has caused offense or harm, Pope Francis said.

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