• Potential Italian saint could be key footnote to Francis’s legacy

    Potential Italian saint could be key footnote to Francis’s legacy

    • Nov 26, 2017

    As the sainthood cause of Don Luigi Sturzo, a famed Italian priest who championed the anti-fascist cause during World War II, now shifts from the diocesan phase to the Vatican, some may be tempted to see him as an ideal “Pope Francis” candidate. Yet in some ways, it’s the differences in approach between Sturzo and Francis that may be most interesting.