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Saints in the News, March 2021

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Pope Francis moves causes forward VATICAN CITY – Vatican News reports that Marcello Cardinal Semeraro, the prefect of the Congregation for the Causes of Saints, recently presented for approval by His Holiness Pope Francis the […]

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Saints in the News, February 2021

February 7, 2021 BK O'Neel 2

VATICAN CITY STATE – On Jan. 21, Pope Francis received in audience Marcero Cardinal Semararo, prefect of the Congregation for the Causes of Saints. His Holiness authorized the Congregation to promulgate decrees for a priest […]

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Saints in the News: January 2021

January 10, 2021 BK O'Neel 0

VILNIUS—The Church has opened the beatification cause of Sr. Wanda Boniszewska, a Polish nun who was a reputed stigmatist and was tortured by Stalin’s secret police. Being a stigmatist means someone either literally or mystically […]

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Saints in the News: June 2020

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Special Mass to take place On Monday, June 22, at 9:00 a.m. Eastern, the Mattie Stepanek Guild will sponsor a Mass to commemorate the sixteenth anniversary of the passing of poet and peace activist Mattie Stepanek, as well […]

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Saints in the News

February 24, 2020 BK O'Neel 0

Sri Lankan Servant of God Remembered GONAWILA – AsiaNews.it reports that Sri Lankan Catholics recently remembered the Servant of God Helena of Gonawila in a special way when they commemorated the one hundred fiftieth anniversary […]