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When the canonization ceremony for Blessed Oscar Romero, Archbishop of San Salvador, is held in Rome on Oct. 14, Catholics in the archdiocese will be among those celebrating. Archbishop Romero, an outspoken advocate for the poor, was shot and killed March 24, 1980, as he celebrated Mass in a hospital

By Junno Arocho Esteves and Cindy Wooden VATICAN CITY (CNS) — 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. Despite

Then. From The Catholic Telegraph, June 28, 1974, excerpts from an article: Apostle of Poor Wins Hearts, By Judy Ball She was so small, she stood on a box to reach the microphone. But Mother Teresa of Calcutta had no trouble reaching her audiences at Mt. St Joseph College and

In the Archdiocese of Cincinnati, to mark the canonization of Blessed Mother Teresa, after whom Mother Teresa Catholic Elementary School (MTCES) was named, the school is hosting a canonization celebration on Sept. 4 from 11:00 a.m.-2:30 p.m. The event will begin with Mass celebrated by Archbishop Dennis M. Schnurr at

Pope Francis will declare Blessed Teresa of Kolkata a saint at the Vatican Sept. 4, the conclusion of the Year of Mercy jubilee for those engaged in works of mercy. The date was announced March 15 during an “ordinary public consistory,” a meeting of the pope, cardinals and promoters of

By Kurt Jensen Catholic News Service “We have to awaken our mission spirit in the United States,” said Father Jack Wall, president of Catholic Extension, in a phone interview with Catholic News Service. “You can’t do that just by being in the sanctuary. The good news is meant to be

  By Cindy Wooden Catholic News Service VATICAN CITY — Pope Francis is expected to canonize Blessed Louis and Zelie Martin, the parents of St. Therese of Lisieux, during the world Synod of Bishops on the family in October. Cardinal Angelo Amato, prefect of the Congregation for Saints’ Causes, leading

By Cindy Wooden Catholic News Service  VATICAN CITY — Using a newly simplified rite, Pope Francis proclaimed six new saints and praised them for the love and self-giving with which they served God and built up his kingdom by serving the poor and needy. Creating the two Indian and four

Retired Pope Benedict XVI embraces Pope Francis before the canonization Mass for Sts. John XXIII and John Paul II in St. Peter's Square at the Vatican April 27. (CNS photo/L'Osservatore Romano via Reuters) (April 27, 2014) See SAINTS-MASS and SAINTS-COLOR April 27, 2014.
By Francis X. Rocca Catholic News Service  VATICAN CITY — Canonizing two recent popes in the presence of his immediate predecessor, Pope Francis praised the new Sts. John XXIII and John Paul II as men of courage and mercy, who responded to challenges of their time by modernizing the Catholic

Staff Report The John XXIII school community came together for a special Mass on April 24, after which students donned their “Follow us to Sainthood T-shirts for the school’s first walk-a-thon to raise funds in support of good works in the spirit of Blessed John XXIII.