Cause For 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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Bishop Rafaello Martinelli of Frascati, Italy, has announced that the beatification cause will be opened for the founder of the Focolare movement,...

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Thumbnail lucia santos public domain wikipedia cna Fatima nun has 15,000 pages of evidence for beatification cause

Fatima, Portugal, Feb 14, 2017 / 11:49 am (CNA/EWTN News).- As the 100th anniversary of the Fatima apparitions approaches, Portuguese Catholic...

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Thumbnail margaret bosco public domain cna Have you heard of Venerable 'Mama Bosco'?

Turin, Italy, Jul 14, 2017 / 11:21 am (CNA/EWTN News).- While St. John Bosco is a beloved saint among Catholics, many do not know that his mother,...

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Thumbnail pope john paul i credit ansa oldpix cna 7 23 14 10 20 15 How Benedict XVI played a special role in a Pope's cause for sainthood

On his path to beatification, John Paul I can count on a very special supporter: Pope emeritus Benedict XVI. Years ago, he was among those who...

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Thumbnail jacques fesch prison letters ‘Light Upon the Scaffold: The Prison Letters of Jacques Fesch’

Servant of God Jacques Fesch (1930-1957), a murderer who spent three years and eight months in solitary confinement, experienced a profound...

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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 francis hong yong ho cna North Korea could soon have its first saint: Hong Yong-ho

North Korea could in time have its first canonized saint, since last year the death of the Bishop of Pyongyang, who was disappeared by the...

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Thumbnail shahbaz bhatti credit asianet pakistan via wwwshutterstockcom cna Pakistani diocese opens cause for Shahbaz Bhatti to be declared a martyr

Marking the fifth anniverary of the assassination of Shahbaz Bhatti on Wednesday, a Pakistani diocese has opened a process of enquiry towards...

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Thumbnail cardinal zucchetto credit antonio gravante shutterstock cna Pioneering missionary bishop to China considered for beatification

A cardinal who helped change Catholic missionary work in China is now a possible candidate for beatification.  Cardinal Celso Costantini became...

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Thumbnail ven margaret sinclair credit boston catholic journal cna 1 Priest attributes 'miraculous' healing to Venerable Margaret Sinclair

Glasgow, Scotland, Feb 8, 2017 / 05:53 am (CNA).- A Glasgow priest says he firmly believes he survived a recent near-fatal health scare thanks to...

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Thumbnail the titanic sinking credit jimmy via flickr cc by nc sa 20 cna Priest who died on the Titanic could be on path to sainthood

When the Titanic began to sink on April 15, 1912, Father Thomas Byles had two opportunities to board a lifeboat. But he forewent those...

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Thumbnail pope francis 1 celebrates the canonization mass of the martins fr grossi and sister maria on october 18 2015 in st peters square credit martha calderon cna 10 18 15 The Vatican is changing how it verifies miracles

Vatican City, Sep 23, 2016 / 11:03 am (CNA/EWTN News).- Changes to the regulations for confirming alleged miracles during the causes of saints aim...

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Thumbnail rhoda wise courtesy of rhoda wise house and grotto cna This Ohio mystic mentored Mother Angelica. Was she a saint?

Cleveland, Ohio, Sep 28, 2016 / 03:02 am (CNA/EWTN News).- Rhoda Wise, the mystic visionary and reputed stigmatic and miracle worker who played a...

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Thumbnail pope paul vi visits geneva to address ilo conference on fiftieth anniversary june 10 1969 credit un photo cna catholic news 12 20 12 Vatican congregation approves miracle attributed to Paul VI

The beatification cause of Pope Paul VI has advanced with the Congregation for the Causes of Saints giving unanimous approval to an unborn child’s...

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Thumbnail our lady of fatima credit joseph ferrara our lady of fatima in la archdiocese via flickrcc by sa 20 cna 4 30 15 Visionaries' canonization would 'complete' the Fatima centenary

Fatima, Portugal, Mar 28, 2017 / 01:50 am (CNA/EWTN News).- Fatima's bishop has said the centenary of the locale's Marian apparition would not be...

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Thumbnail archbishop fulton j sheen cna Worldwide Masses offered on Archbishop Sheen's birthday

Peoria, Ill., May 8, 2017 / 10:10 am (National Catholic Register).- Today is a good day to join more than 1,000 priests and an even greater number...

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