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by Courtney Mares Vatican City, Dec 22, 2020 / 06:30 am MT (CNA).- Pope Francis has recognized the martyrdom of Rosario Livatino, a judge who was brutally killed by the mafia on his commute to work at a courthouse in Sicily thirty years ago. The Vatican Congregation for the Causes

“In every age and culture, communities have raised up men and women who lived saintly lives in the movements of their day. In every continent, the Church has canonized men and and women to whom we can acknowledge the possibility for everyone to aspire to live as excellent witnesses of

by Christine Rousselle Washington, D.C. Newsroom, Oct 30, 2020 / 10:20 am MT (CNA).- Fr. Michael McGivney, founder of the Knights of Columbus, will be beatified Oct. 31. This is the story of the miracle attributed to his prayers. Catholics have a whole host of saints to choose from in

by Christine Rousselle New Haven, Conn., Oct 30, 2020 / 09:50 pm MT (CNA).- A prayer vigil for priests on the eve of the beatification of Ven. Michael McGivney took place Friday, October 30, at St. Mary’s Church in New Haven, the parish where McGivney served as a priest and

Live coverage begins Friday, October 30th at 6:30PM ET This new documentary explores the life, legacy and impact of Fr. Michael McGivney, the founder of the Knights of Columbus and apostle of spiritual brotherhood and unity.

CNA Staff, Oct 22, 2020 / 07:00 pm MT (CNA).- The Knights of Columbus has launched a nine-day novena to prepare for the beatification of the organization’s founder, Fr. Michael McGivney, at the end of the month. The novena starts October 22 and continues through October 30, the eve of

CNA Staff, Oct 13, 2020 / 03:31 am MT (CNA).- A German archdiocese said Monday that it is preparing to open the beatification cause of a member of the White Rose anti-Nazi resistance group. A spokeswoman told CNA Deutsch, CNA’s German-language news partner, Oct. 12 that the Archdiocese of Munich

by Courtney Mares Vatican City, Oct 11, 2020 / 07:00 am MT (CNA).- Pope Francis said Sunday that the life of Blessed Carlo Acutis provides a witness for young people that true happiness is found when one puts God first. “Yesterday in Assisi, Carlo Acutis, a fifteen-year-old boy in love

CNA Staff, Oct 10, 2020 / 10:15 am MT (CNA).- The beatification of Carlo Acutis took place Oct. 10 after a miracle attributed to his prayers and the grace of God. In Brazil, a boy named Mattheus was healed from a serious birth defect called an annular pancreas after he

by Courtney Mares Assisi, Italy, Oct 10, 2020 / 09:46 am MT (CNA).- With the beatification of Carlo Acutis in Assisi Saturday, the Catholic Church now has its first “Blessed” who loved Super Mario, Pokémon, and above all the Real Presence of Jesus in the Eucharist. “To be always united