Tag: Sainthood

Connecticut Catholic priests take pride ‘one of our own’ about to be beatified

Connecticut Catholic priests take pride ‘one of our own’ about to be beatified

| Karen A. Avitabile | October 19, 2020 | 0 Comments

Msgr. John J. Bevins has been praying a long time that a miracle would be attributed to the intercession of Father Michael J. McGivney and move him one step closer to sainthood.

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Teen was ‘influencer for God,’ mother says on eve of son’s beatification

Teen was ‘influencer for God,’ mother says on eve of son’s beatification

| Junno Arocho Esteves | October 9, 2020 | 0 Comments

In early October along the pristine medieval streets of Assisi, a city ubiquitous with references to St. Francis, posters bore the image of a different modern saint-in-the-making: Carlo Acutis, a 15-year-old Italian tech whiz.

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Saintly caution: Church’s reputation on the line when judging sanctity

Saintly caution: Church’s reputation on the line when judging sanctity

| Junno Arocho Esteves | July 22, 2020 | 0 Comments

In the Catholic Church, a person’s canonization is almost always preceded by decades of meticulous investigation into the minute details of the candidate’s life.

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Young Italian tech whiz to be beatified in October

Young Italian tech whiz to be beatified in October

| Junno Arocho Esteves | June 15, 2020 | 0 Comments

Carlo Acutis, a 15-year-old Italian teenager who used his computer programming skills to spread devotion to the Eucharist, will be beatified in October, the Diocese of Assisi announced.

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Pope clears way to sainthood for three, advances causes of others

Pope clears way to sainthood for three, advances causes of others

| Junno Arocho Esteves | May 27, 2020 | 0 Comments

Pope Francis advanced the sainthood causes of two women and 11 men, including a miracle attributed to Blessed Charles de Foucauld.

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Pope clears way for beatification of Knights of Columbus founder

Pope clears way for beatification of Knights of Columbus founder

| Cindy Wooden | May 27, 2020 | 0 Comments

Pope Francis has approved a miracle attributed to the intercession of Father Michael McGivney, founder of the Knights of Columbus, clearing the way for his beatification.

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Postulator says he found no evidence St. John Paul covered up abuse

Postulator says he found no evidence St. John Paul covered up abuse

| Carol Glatz | May 15, 2020 | 0 Comments

The postulator and the commission involved in investigating the life of Pope John Paul II for sainthood cause found no evidence that the pope knowingly neglected or covered up abuse scandals, the postulator said.

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Pope recognizes miracle in sainthood cause of young tech whiz

Pope recognizes miracle in sainthood cause of young tech whiz

| February 24, 2020 | 0 Comments

Pope Francis formally recognized a miracle attributed to the intercession of Carlo Acutis, a 15-year-old Italian teenager who the pope has said is a role model for young men and women today.

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Archbishop Sheen will be beatified Dec. 21 at Peoria’s cathedral

Archbishop Sheen will be beatified Dec. 21 at Peoria’s cathedral

| November 18, 2019 | 0 Comments

Archbishop Fulton J. Sheen will be beatified Dec. 21, Bishop Daniel R. Jenky of Peoria announced late Nov. 18.

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Mom says miracle in Sheen cause that saved her son a gift to whole Church

Mom says miracle in Sheen cause that saved her son a gift to whole Church

| Jennifer Willems | July 7, 2019 | 0 Comments

As Bonnie Engstrom watched lifesaving measures being taken for her son, who had been born just moments before without a pulse or drawing breath, she asked for help from the person whose prayerful support she had sought throughout her pregnancy: Archbishop Fulton J. Sheen.

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With miracle confirmed in Sheen cause, plans for beatification can begin

With miracle confirmed in Sheen cause, plans for beatification can begin

| Jennifer Willems | July 6, 2019 | 0 Comments

With “overwhelming joy,” Bishop Daniel R. Jenky of Peoria announced July 6 that Pope Francis had approved a miracle attributed to the intercession of Archbishop Fulton J. Sheen.

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Chicago woman’s healing is miracle in Cardinal Newman’s sainthood cause

Chicago woman’s healing is miracle in Cardinal Newman’s sainthood cause

| Joyce Duriga | July 4, 2019 | 0 Comments

A few prayers to Blessed John Henry Newman became a “constant dialogue” and then a desperate response to an emergency for Melissa Villalobos of Chicago.

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