The sainthood causes of Father Miguel Costa y Llobera (1854–1922) and Sister Maria Margherita Diomira of the Incarnate Word (1651–1657) were advanced by Pope Francis on Jan. 19, 2023. / Credit: Montanyes Regalades, public domain, via Wikimedia C… […]
Purgatory Now – “The practicing Catholic starts with the end-goal of heaven and more specifically the Beatific Vision, and, in working backwards, knows they must die in a state of grace in order to enjoy […]
Wiktoria Ulma with six of her children. / The Ulma Family Museum of Poles Saving Jews in World War II.
Vatican City, Dec 17, 2022 / 07:10 am (CNA).
Pope Francis has recognized the martyrdom of a married couple with seven children who were kille… […]
Cora Evans / Quo Vadis YouTube channel screen shot
Baltimore, Md., Nov 16, 2022 / 16:18 pm (CNA).
The U.S. Catholic bishops voted to advance the causes for sainthood for three American women on Wednesday: a mother and Catholic convert considere… […]
Michelle Duppong, about whom the Diocese of Bismarck has opened an investigation with a view to a cause for beatification. / University of Mary
Washington, D.C. Newsroom, Nov 13, 2022 / 07:00 am (CNA).
The U.S. Catholic bishops are preparing to… […]
A stained glass window depicting Blessed Marie Rivier in the motherhouse of Sisters of the Presentation of Mary in France. / Public domain
Vatican City, Dec 13, 2021 / 12:00 pm (CNA).
Pope Francis has approved a miracle attributed to Blessed Ma… […]
A pilgrim attends the canonization of St. John Henry Newman in Rome, Oct. 13, 2019. / Mazur/cbcew.org.uk.
Vatican City, Oct 19, 2021 / 07:05 am (CNA).
The Vatican has introduced formal regulations for postulators — those who help guide the proce… […]
The Franciscan friar Fr. Placido Cortese (1907-1944). / Il Messaggero di Sant’Antonio via Wikimedia (CC BY-SA 3.0).
Vatican City, Aug 30, 2021 / 09:00 am (CNA).
Pope Francis has advanced the sainthood causes of a Franciscan friar who helped to r… […]
Robert Schuman in August 1949. Credit: Bundesarchiv, Bild 183-19000-2453 (CC-BY-SA 3.0)
Vatican City, Jun 19, 2021 / 05:45 am (CNA).
Pope Francis has declared venerable the French statesman Robert Schuman, known as a key “founding father” of the… […]
Fr. Patrick Peyton. Courtesy of Holy Cross Family Ministries.
Fall River, Mass., Jun 3, 2021 / 09:01 am (CNA).
Nearly three decades after his death, Father Patrick Peyton still receives fan mail.People from all over the world submit letters and … […]