Beatification

Thumbnail archbishop fulton j sheen cna 9 5 14 Archbishop Fulton Sheen's beatification cause could soon be moving forward

The stalled beatification cause of Archbishop Fulton Sheen could soon resume, thanks to a petition by his family members weighing in on where he...

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Thumbnail archbishop oscaro romero credit javier hidalgo via flickr cc by nc sa 20 cna 1 9 14 1 Archbishop Romero, Salvadoran martyr, to be beatified May 23

May 23 will be the beatification date for El Salvador’s Archbishop Oscar Romero, an outspoken advocate for the poor and repressed who was martyred...

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Thumbnail solar halo 2 at beatification mass for archbishop oscar romero in san salvador el salvador on may 23 2015 credit fr manuel dorantes cna 5 23 15 A supernatural sign? Rare solar halo appears at Romero beatification

As the relics of Blessed Oscar Romero were brought out for veneration during his beatification Mass in San Salvador, the cloudy skies parted and a...

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Thumbnail venerable stanley rother courtesy of   archdiocese of oklahoma city cna Bishop Conley: martyred Oklahoma priest showed courage that comes from prayer

An Oklahoma priest martyred in Guatemala will be beatified on Saturday, and his life has much to teach us, Bishop James Conley of Lincoln has said....

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Thumbnail 9780814637579 BOOKS: ‘Oscar Romero: Love Must Win Out’

Kevin Clarke, senior editor and chief correspondent for America magazine, was a college freshman in 1980 when Archbishop Oscar Romero was...

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Thumbnail venerable solanus casey photo courtesy of the capuchin franciscan order of st joseph in detroit cna Father Solanus Casey beatification set for November

Detroit, Mich., Jun 28, 2017 / 11:40 am (CNA/EWTN News).- Venerable Solanus Casey, an American-born Capuchin priest who died in 1957 known for his...

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Thumbnail fr rother credit fr david monahan courtesy of the archdiocese of oklahoma city archives cna 2 16 16 Fr. Stanley Rother, first US-born martyr, to be beatified in September

Oklahoma City, Okla., Mar 13, 2017 / 10:37 am (CNA/EWTN News).- Father Stanley Rother, the Oklahoma-born martyr who served as a priest in...

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Thumbnail archbishop romero banner History versus caricature: 3 facts that show us the real Romero

The beloved Archbishop Oscar Arnulfo Romero was beatified El Salvador this weekend amid both celebration and what one critic calls skewed media...

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Thumbnail bishop patrick byrne credit maryknoll mission archives cna 2 How an American bishop became a Korean martyr

Washington D.C., Mar 26, 2017 / 08:01 am (CNA/EWTN News).- Bishop Patrick James Byrne was born in the United States, but he died on a forced march...

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Thumbnail teofilius matulionis Lithuania's first Soviet-era martyr to be beatified

Vilnius, Lithuania, Jun 13, 2017 / 03:01 am (CNA/EWTN News).- A Soviet-era priest and bishop who continually defied communist rule and spent much...

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Thumbnail image of the 124 korean martyrs aug 16 2014 credit preparatory committee for the 2014 papal visit to korea cna 8 19 14 More than 200 Korean martyrs are up for beatification

Seoul, South Korea, Mar 9, 2017 / 06:02 am (CNA/EWTN News).- The first Bishop of Pyongyang, an American-born bishop, and numerous priests and laity...

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Thumbnail roberto clemente statue in pittsburg credit robert pernell shutterstock cna No, Pope Francis did not beatify Roberto Clemente

Sports fans in the U.S. and beyond may be disappointed to learn that reports of baseball Hall-of-Famer Roberto Clemente being recently beatified by...

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Thumbnail wild west ghost town credit tommy clark via flickr cc by nc nd 20 filter added 1 with sister blandita courtesy of the archdiocese of santa fe cna 7 31 15 Nuns, guns and the Wild West – the extraordinary tale of Sister Blandina

Billy the Kid, a notorious bank and stage-coach robber of the Wild West, met his match in the most unlikely of people when he met Sister Blandina...

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Thumbnail wild west ghost town credit tommy clark via flickr cc by nc nd 20 filter added 1 with sister blandita courtesy of the archdiocese of santa fe cna 7 31 15 1 Nuns, guns and the Wild West: the extraordinary tale of Sr. Blandina

Billy the Kid, a notorious bank and stage-coach robber of the Wild West, met his match in the most unlikely of people when he met Sister Blandina...

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Thumbnail archbishop oscaro romero credit javier hidalgo via flickr cc by nc sa 20 cna 1 9 14 Oscar Romero to be beatified: Pope Francis recognizes martyrdom

Pope Francis on Tuesday authorized the promulgation of decrees recognizing the martyrdom of Salvadoran archbishop Oscar Romero, paving the way for...

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Thumbnail pope francis in the consistory hall apostolic palace at the ordinary consistory for the canonization of various blesseds on june 27 2015 credit   losservatore romano cna 6 27 15 Pope Francis approves new rules for financial oversight of saints' causes

Pope Francis has issued new guidelines for ensuring financial transparency in advancing causes of beatification and canonization, requiring both an...

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Thumbnail 20170908t1546 0677 cns pope villavicencio mass Pope Francis beatifies two Colombian martyrs

During Mass in Colombia on Friday, Pope Francis beatified two martyrs from the country, both of whom were killed in hatred of the faith within the...

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Thumbnail pope francis addresses paralympians in the paul vi hall at the vatican on oct 4 2014 credit daniel ibanez cna Pope Francis creates new path to beatification under ‘offering of life’

Vatican City, Jul 11, 2017 / 06:22 am (CNA/EWTN News).- On Tuesday Pope Francis declared a new category of Christian life suitable for...

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