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Pope Francis celebrates a Canonization Mass for 35 new saints

Pope Francis celebrates a Canonization Mass for 35 new saints

Pope says new Saints show us how to say 'yes' to God's love

15/10/2017 15:25

Inviting all faithful to practice Christian love every day, Pope Francis on Sunday canonized 35 new saints, nearly all of them martyrs, holding them up as models who “point the way”. His words came during the homily of the Canonization Mass in St. Peter's Square.

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Spanish priest Blessed Faustino Míguez, one of the 34 to be canonised by Pope Francis

Spanish priest Blessed Faustino Míguez, one of the 35 to be canonised by Pope Francis

Child martyrs and priests to become saints

09/10/2017 16:52

Dozens of martyrs from the Americas along with two zelous priests of Italy and Spain are to be canonised by Pope Francis.

 

Pope Francis incenses an image of the Virgin Mary during Mass in Villavicencio, Colombia

Pope Francis incenses an image of the Virgin Mary during Mass in Villavicencio, Colombia

Pope in Colombia celebrates Mass, beatifies 2 martyrs: full text

08/09/2017 17:30

Pope Francis celebrated Holy Mass in Villavicencio during his Apostolic Visit to Colombia on Friday, both celebrating the Nativity of Mary and beatifying two martyred Colombian clerics

 

Martyrs of Arunachal Pradesh

Martyrs of Arunachal Pradesh

First Martyrs of Arunachal Pradesh remembered in Miao Diocese

04/08/2017 11:32

The Catholics in eight districts of Arunachal Pradesh, India on August 2, fondly remembered two French Missionaries,  Frs. Krick and Bourry, who were killed by a Mishmi tribal chief in Somme Village near Khibito bordering China.

 

Pope Francis is greeted by Cardinal Angelo Amato in St. Peter's Square in September 2016

Pope Francis is greeted by Cardinal Angelo Amato in St. Peter's Square in September 2016

Pope Francis approves decrees for miracles, martyrdom

07/07/2017 14:55

Pope Francis on Friday authorized the Congregation for the Causes of the Saints to promulgate several decrees, after meeting with Cardinal Angelo Amato, the Congregation’s Prefec

 

Sketches of Servants of God Frs. Krick (L) and Bourry of the Paris Foreign Missions, who were martyred in Arunachal Pradesh, India, in 1854.

Sketches of Servants of God Frs. Krick (L) and Bourry of the Paris Foreign Missions, who were martyred in Arunachal Pradesh, India, in 1854.

Arunachal Pradesh Church hoping for its first martyr saints

29/06/2017 14:41

On their way to Tibet, French missionaries, Fathers Krick and Bourry were killed in 1854 in what is Arunachal Pradesh today, India’s easternmost state. 

Pope Francis during his weekly general audience in St. Peter`s Square.

Pope Francis during his weekly general audience in St. Peter`s Square.

Pope Francis General Audience: English summary

28/06/2017 09:46

Pope Francis continued his catechesis on Christian hope at his Wednesday General Audience, reflecting on the example of the Martyrs.