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Fr. Stanley Rother Could Become First Beatified Martyr from the United States
A Theological Commission of the Congregation of the Causes of Saints has recognized the martyrdom of Fr. Stanley Rother, a priest from Oklahoma. According to the Archdiocese of Oklahoma City, the vote is a crucial step in advancing his cause of Beatification. If beatified, Fr. Stanley Rother would be the first C...read more
Articles from section "Saints and Blessed"
Awareness to the soon-to-be canonized saint, Blessed Juniper Sera, will take place in Rome’s Pontifical North American College this May, and the Holy Father is expected to participate. “This …read more
Two hundred years after his birth, John Bosco(16 August 1815– 31 January 1888)is still very popular, but few know of the many innovative activities that ocurred to the Piedmontese saint. For …read more
Termed the 'Titanic priest,' Father Thomas Byles--who rather than save his life stayed on the sinking ship to pray with passengers--could be made saint. According to survivors, the priest …read more
Ten years after his April 2, 2005, death, St. John Paul II continues to have a profound effect on the Church. Commentators often miss what made John Paul a world-changing genius: He did what …read more
The first stone of a church dedicated to the 21 Egyptian Copts killed in Libya by the so-called "Islamic State" was laid yesterday. The dedication of the Church of the "Martyrs of Libya" was …read more