- Aug 9, 2020
Pope Francis on Friday advanced the sainthood causes of a handful of figures who, at first glance, might seem relevant only to small pockets within the Catholic Church.
Carlo Acutis, a London-born Italian teenager who used his computer skills to foster devotion to the Eucharist and will be beatified in October, offers a model of sanctity for Christians in a new era of lockdowns, a British Catholic who lived with his family said.
The miracle attributed to Father Michael McGivney, founder of the Knights of Columbus, took place in Tennessee.
Pope Francis has advanced the cause of Venerable Father Michael McGivney, founder of the Knights of Columbus, and French hermit Blessed Charles de Faucauld along the path to sainthood.
Pope Francis has approved a miracle attributed to the intercession of Father Michael McGivney, founder of the Knights of Columbus, clearing the way for his beatification.
Hundreds gathered in Lafayette, Louisiana last Saturday to witness an exceedingly rare occurrence: The opening of multiple canonization causes during a single ceremony.