Posts Tagged

canonization

By Hannah Brockhaus Rome Newsroom, Jul 1, 2024 / 12:10 pm The College of Cardinals gave a positive vote to the canonization of Blessed Carlo Acutis on Monday after Pope Francis recognized last month a second miracle attributed to the millennial’s intercession — the final step before his canonization date can …

By Jonah McKeown CNA Staff, Jun 11, 2024 / 06:00 am Pope Francis late last month formally recognized a miracle attributed to the intercession of Blessed Carlo Acutis, paving the way for the young Italian, who died of leukemia at age 15, to become the first canonized saint from the millennial generation. If you know …

By Peter Pinedo Washington D.C., Feb 23, 2023 / 14:00 pm Today Pope Francis approved a miracle to advance the cause of canonization of Venerable Servant of God Elisabetta Martinez, an Italian nun and founder of the Congregation of the Daughters of Santa Maria di Leuca. The miracle involved the healing …

by Courtney Mares Vatican City, Oct 9, 2022 / 04:30 am The Catholic Church gained two new saints on Sunday as Pope Francis canonized St. Artemide Zatti and St. Giovanni Battista Scalabrini. The two saints were both born in Italy in the 19th century and ministered to others amid the …

  Canonization Mass on May 15, 2022 | Daniel Ibanez/CNA by Hannah Brockhaus Vatican City, May 15, 2022 / 03:00 am Pope Francis on Sunday recognized 10 new saints of the Catholic Church during a canonization Mass in St. Peter’s Square. It was the Church’s first canonization since that of …

by Courtney Mares Vatican City, May 10, 2022 / 06:00 am Pope Francis will preside over the first canonizations in more than two years this weekend. Ten people will be officially recognized as saints by the Catholic Church on May 15. Among them are some relatively well-known figures, like Charles de …

by Hannah Brockhaus Vatican City, Mar 4, 2022 / 04:00 am The World War II martyr Titus Brandsma and two other blesseds will be declared saints at a canonization Mass on May 15, Pope Francis indicated on Friday. The decision was made through a vote of cardinals during an ordinary consistory at …

by Gretchen Siegel Detroit, Mich., Jul 30, 2021 / 15:19 pm Blessed Solanus Casey’s childhood was not easy. He contracted diphtheria that permanently damaged his voice. Casey’s family also struggled economically since he was one of sixteen children. Despite these struggles, Casey’s large Irish Catholic family instilled in him a …

by Luke Coppen Warsaw, Poland, Jul 15, 2021 / 03:40 am Cardinal Stefan Wyszyński, a giant of 20th-century Catholicism, will be beatified on Sept. 12. But the Primate of Poland who heroically resisted communism is not the only figure who will be raised to the altars that day in Warsaw. …

by CNA Staff Denver Newsroom, Jul 4, 2021 / 00:00 am The Catholic Church in the United States has a long list of extraordinary men and women from all walks of life who are on their way to official sainthood because they lived Christian virtues to the extreme. On this …