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On Dec. 7, as the Focolare Movement marked its 30th anniversary, the president announced the decision to request the opening of a cause of beatification for the founder. Maria Voce, the president of the lay movement that seeks to promote unity, explained the petition to recognize the holiness of Chiara Lubich (19...read more
Articles from section "Saints and Blessed"
A note from the Congregation for Saints' Causes today announced that an Irish nun, founder of the Presentation Sisters, has been declared venerable. Pope Francis authorized the recognition of …read more
Archbishop Vincent Nichols of Westminster participated Tuesday in the launch of an organization to promote an understanding of the role of St. Thomas More and other martyrs in British …read more
After the recitation of the Angelus on Sunday, Pope Francis commemorated World Mission Day in his address to thousands of pilgrims gathered in St. Peter’s Square. The mission of the Church, …read more
Marie-Élisabeth Turgeon, founder of the Sisters of Our Lady of the Holy Rosary(Congrégation des Sœurs du Saint-Rosaire),has been recognized by the Church for her heroic virtues. She was born …read more
Here is a translation of the text of Francis’ video-message transmitted at the beginning of the beatification ceremony of 522 Spanish martyrs of the 20thcentury, which took place Sunday at …read more