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Servant of God Flavien Michael Melki Beheaded in 1915 During Persecution of Christians and Minorities
On Saturday, Pope Francis recognized the martyrdom of the Servant of God Bishop Flavien Michael Melki, a TurkishEastern Catholicpriestof the Brothers of Saint Ephrem. The Holy Father authorized the Congregation of the Causes of Saints to promulgate the decree regarding the martyrdom following a meeting with C...read more
Articles from section "Saints and Blessed"
Veneration of Beloved Padre Pio to Take Place During Jubilee Year of Mercy
St. Peter’s Basilica will receive Saint Pio of Pietrelcina’s remains, which will be exposed for veneration from February 8-14. According to a joint press release of the Archdiocese of …read more
Taking Place in Avila from August 1-3, Conference Reflects on Teresian Perspectives in the New Evangelization
Pope Francis sent his blessing to the participants in the Inter-University Congress on “Saint Teresa of Jesus, Teacher of Life.” The website of the Congress, which was held from August 1-3, …read more
On the occasion of Pope Francis’ apostolic visit to Cuba, Argentina will donate an image of Saint Joseph for Havana’s Cathedral, which is expected to be blessed by the Holy Father. The origin …read more
Recognition Brings Metropolitan Archbishop Andrey Sheptytsky Closer to Beatification
Pope Francis recognized the heroic virtues of Ukrainian Greek Catholic Archbishop Andrey Sheptytsky. According to a communique released by the Holy See Press Office, the Holy Father met this …read more
Calls on Salesians to Continue Working "With Youth and for Youth"
In a message on the Bicentenary of St. John Bosco's birth, Pope Francis praised the Salesian founder, saying that the heart of his vision was "love in action, reaching out to those in need." …read more