- May 30, 2020
A cause for Spanish Basque Father Pedro Arrupe, who led the Jesuits from 1965-83, opens in Rome on Tuesday.
There’s a good case why popes shouldn’t get the Nobel Peace Prize, which turns out to be similar to why they shouldn’t be declared saints.
The husband of the woman whose healing paved the way for sainthood for Oscar Romero says he initially didn’t want to pray to him: “I grew up with Romero this, Romero that … I got tired,” he said.
Pope Francis will canonize two of the most important and contested figures of the 20th-century Catholic Church, declaring Pope Paul VI and the martyred Salvadoran Archbishop Oscar Romero as models of saintliness for the faithful today.
ST. PAUL, Minnesota — Ron Snyder knows not many Catholics have heard of Blessed John Henry Newman, the famous 19th-century British theologian and spiritual writer who left the Anglican Church and became a Catholic at age 44. He has been “very inspiring to me,” Snyder told The Catholic Spirit, newspaper
Chiara Corbella, a young Italian wife and mother who gave her life in order to ensure the birth of her child, might become a saint.