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Pope confirms decrees for causes of Saints

22/12/2016 10:43

Pope Francis on Thursday received in audience Cardinal Angelo Amato, S.D.B., Prefect of the Congregation for the Causes of Saints, authorizing the congregation to promulgate new decrees. 

 

Cardinal Angelo Amato with Pope Francis (file photo)

Cardinal Angelo Amato with Pope Francis (file photo). On Friday, the Holy Father received the Cardinal Prefect of the Congregation for the Causes of Saints in audience, and authorized the promulgation of decrees regarding a number of causes for canonization.

Pope approves decrees for causes for canonization

02/12/2016 13:05

Pope Francis has approved the publication of decrees regarding the causes for canonization of numerous Servants of God, including a martyred American priest and a Canadian nun. 

 

Pope Francis in St. Peter's Square.

Pope Francis in St. Peter's Square.

Pope Francis authorises decrees on heroic virtues

12/10/2016 13:02

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 several decrees on heroic virtue.

 

Pope Francis is greeted by Cardinal Angelo Amato at the end of canonization ceremony of Mother Teresa.

Pope Francis is greeted by Cardinal Angelo Amato at the end of canonization ceremony of Mother Teresa.

New rules for miracles at Congregation for Saints

23/09/2016 15:59

The Regulation of the Medical Board of the Congregation for the Causes of Saints was published today, signed by Cardinal Angelo Amato, the Prefect of the Congregation for the Causes of Saints.

 

St. John Vianney, the Patron of Parish Priests. His feast day is celebrated on 4 August.

St. John Vianney, the Patron of Parish Priests. His feast day is celebrated on 4 August.

Pope Francis invokes St. John Vianney ahead of feast day

03/08/2016 11:40

Pope Francis on Wednesday invoked St. John Vianney – the famous "Curé d'Ars" – during his final blessing at the weekly general audience. The feast day of Saint John Vianney is celebrated on 4 August.

 

Italian cardinal Angelo Amato arrives for a meeting of pre-conclave on March 9, 2013 at the Vatican.

Italian cardinal Angelo Amato arrives for a meeting of pre-conclave on March 9, 2013 at the Vatican.

Pope receives Saints Prefect, approves decrees

08/07/2016 13:51

Pope Francis on Friday (8 July, 2016) received in private audience His Eminence Cardinal Angelo Amato, S.D.B., Prefect of the Congregation for the Causes of Saints

 

A statue of Saint Francis of Paula located in Cosenza, in the Italian region of Calabria. Pope Francis on Wednesday marked the sixth centenary of the

A statue of Saint Francis of Paula located in Cosenza, in the Italian region of Calabria. Pope Francis on Wednesday marked the sixth centenary of the saint’s birth during his General Audience.

Pope Francis: Saint Francis of Paola teaches "humility is a strength"

18/05/2016 11:00

Pope Francis invoked Saint Francis of Paola during his weekly General Audience on Wednesday.

 

Blessed Alfonso Maria Fusco, whose cause for canonization advanced with the recognition of a miracle attributed to his intercession

Blessed Alfonso Maria Fusco, whose cause for canonization advanced with the recognition of a miracle attributed to his intercession.

Pope confirms decrees for causes of Saints

27/04/2016 11:34

Pope Francis on Tuesday received in private audience Cardinal Angelo Amato, S.D.B., the Prefect of the Congregation for the Causes of Saints. During the audience, the Holy Father authorized the Congregation to promulgate decrees concerning a number of causes for canonization.