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by Christine Rousselle Washington D.C., Oct 9, 2020 / 04:00 am MT (CNA).- Servant of God Carlo Acutis is set to be beatified on Saturday, and will become the first member of the millennial generation to become officially known as a “blessed.” Interest in the life of Carlo Acutis has …

By Courtney Mares Rome Newsroom, Oct 7, 2020 / 11:50 am MT (CNA).- Ahead of Carlo Acutis’ beatification this week, people who knew the young computer programmer shared their memories of his love for the poor. “With his savings, he bought sleeping bags for homeless people and in the evening …

By JD Flynn Denver Newsroom, Oct 1, 2020 / 04:10 pm MT (CNA).- Carlo Acutis, a Catholic Italian teenager who died in 2006, will be beatified Oct. 10 in Assisi. Acutis, a gamer and computer programmer who loved soccer and the Eucharist, has been the subject of interest around the …

By Hannah Brockhaus Rome Newsroom, Sep 24, 2020 / 04:00 am MT (CNA).- Venerable Carlo Acutis, who will be beatified in Assisi Oct. 10, is an example of a teen who used the internet to “influence” people to draw closer to God, his mother said. “Carlo was able to use …

Denver Newsroom, Aug 5, 2020 / 04:37 pm MT (CNA).- The Knights of Columbus announced plans to create a new pilgrimage center for visitors to encounter the spirituality of the order’s founder, Fr. Michael McGivney, who is set to be beatified in October. The Blessed Michael McGivney Pilgrimage Center will …

CNA Staff, Jul 24, 2020 / 01:08 pm MT (CNA).- Fr. Michael McGivney, the founder of the Knights of Columbus Catholic fraternal organization, will be beatified on October 31, the Congregation for the Causes of Saints announced this week. The congregation made the announcement on its website and Twitter page …

CNA Staff, Jun 17, 2020 / 12:54 am MT (CNA).- While most Catholic mothers pray for their teenage sons, Antonia Acutis has the unique ability to pray to hers, the soon-to-be-beatified Italian teenager Carlo Acutis. Carlo will be beatified October 10 in Assisi, Italy. His canonization cause has been popularized …

Rome, Italy, Jun 13, 2020 / 09:38 am MT (CNA).- Venerable Carlo Acutis, an Italian teenager and computer programmer who died in 2006, will be beatified October 10 in Assisi, Italy. “The joy we have long awaited finally has a date,” Archbishop Domenico Sorrentino of Assisi said in a statement …

Vatican City, May 27, 2020 / 04:55 am MT (CNA).- Pope Francis approved a miracle attributed to the intercession of Fr. Michael J. McGivney Wednesday, paving the way for the beatification of the founder of the Knights of Columbus. During a May 26 meeting with Cardinal Angelo Becciu, the prefect …

Cardinal Stefan Wyszynski and St. John Paul II, then Cardinal Karol Wojtyla. Photo Courtesy of Adam Bujak/Bialy Kruk.
CNA Staff, Apr 28, 2020 / 07:30 am MT (CNA).- The beatification of Cardinal Stefan Wyszyński, the former Primate of Poland who heroically resisted Communism, has been postponed because of the coronavirus. Cardinal Kazimierz Nycz said April 28 that the beatification would no longer take place as planned in Warsaw’s …