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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

by CNA Staff Philadelphia, Pa., Jul 1, 2021 / 15:01 pm Venerable Augustus Tolton, the first widely recognized African-American priest, is a model for how to overcome racism and persecution, the Archbishop of Philadelphia said last week. “The way Tolton internalized and processed hurt, rejection and injustice” shows “a way

by Kevin Jones Denver Newsroom, Oct 3, 2020 / 06:26 am MT (CNA).- The canonization cause is progressing for Father Patrick Ryan, a priest who sacrificed his life in a nineteenth century yellow fever epidemic to serve the sick. Bishop Richard Stika of Nashville, Tenn., has launched an official tribunal

Charlene Richard, Auguste “Nonco” Pelafigue, and Lt. Father Verbis Lafleur. Courtesy photo.
By Mary Farrow Lafayette, La., Jan 14, 2020 / 04:00 am (CNA).- Three Cajun Catholics from the Diocese of Lafayette, Louisiana are on their way to becoming canonized saints after an historic ceremony on Saturday, January 11. During the ceremony, Bishop J. Douglas Deshotel of Lafayette officially opened the causes

By Courtney Grogan Vatican City, Jul 1, 2019 / 04:00 am (CNA).- The Vatican announced Monday that Blessed Cardinal John Henry Newman will be canonized on October 13 in Rome. During a consistory of cardinals July 1, Pope Francis decreed that Newman and four other blesseds will be canonized together

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