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  • Paul VI was pope of firsts, a pope of dialogue, cardinal says

    VATICAN CITY – Retired Italian Cardinal Giovanni Battista Re, who comes from the same diocese as Pope Paul VI did and worked for him in the Vatican Secretariat of State, described the late pope as a man rich in spirituality, a thinker and a pastor “very sensitive to the challenges

  • A few facts about the beatification process

    Saturday’s beatification of a New Jersey nun credited with curing a boy’s eye ailment marks another step in a process that started nearly 70 years ago. Here are a few facts about the process: Q: What is beatification? A: Beatification is the third of four steps to become a saint.

  • Church beatifies New Jersey nun

    NEWARK, N.J. – A New Jersey nun credited with curing a boy’s eye disease is moving a step closer to sainthood with her beatification. A beatification Mass for Sister Miriam Teresa Demjanovich, who died in 1927 at age 26, was being led Saturday by Cardinal Angelo Amato at the Cathedral

  • The case for sainthood for Pope Paul VI

    The case for sainthood for Pope Paul VI

    Google “Pope Paul VI” and “beatification” and you won’t find yourself slogging through a blizzard of news. It appears that his upcoming beatification, to be celebrated in Rome Oct. 19 as the final step before sainthood, is doomed to relative obscurity even before it happens. Neglect isn’t a new experience

  • Leader of Opus Dei to be beatified in Madrid

    MADRID — Beyond reverence, there is always a hint of mystery, even politics, at play whenever the Roman Catholic Church decides to advance someone toward sainthood. But when that step involves one of the more revolutionizing popes of recent history advancing a figure from one of the most powerful and

  • New Jersey nun beatification set for next month

    New Jersey is often dismissed as a cultural wasteland of traffic jams and suburban sprawl, mobster graveyards and lost dreams – source material for native son rockers like Bruce Springsteen and Jon Bon Jovi. But soon the state may also be known as home of the latest American saint, a


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