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Pope Francis authorises decrees on heroic virtues

Pope Francis in St. Peter's Square. - REUTERS

Pope Francis in St. Peter's Square. - REUTERS

12/10/2016 13:02

(Vatican Radio) Pope Francis on Monday received in a private audience Cardinal Angelo Amato, S.D.B., prefect of the Congregation for the Causes of Saints, during which he authorised the Congregation to promulgate the following decrees:

HEROIC VIRTUES

- Servant of God Luis Zambrano Blanco, Spanish diocesan priest and founder of the Hogar de Nazareth Secular Institute (1909-1983);

- Servant of God Tiburcio Arnáiz Muñoz, Spanish professed priest of the Society of Jesus (1865-1926);

- Servant of God Maria Teresa Spinelli, Italian woman religious and founder of the Congregation of Augustinian Sisters, Servants of Jesus and Mary (1789-1850);

- Servant of God Maria Costanza Panas (née Agnese Pacifica), Italian professed religious of the Capuchin Poor Clares of the Monastery of Fabriano (1896-1963).

12/10/2016 13:02