Vatican congregation paves way for US nun’s canonization
Catholic World News - December 12, 2011
The Congregation for the Causes of the Saints has confirmed a medical board’s decision that a healing attributed to Blessed Marianne Cope was miraculous in nature--thus paving the way for her canonization.
Born in Germany, Blessed Marianne Cope emigrated to the United States as an infant, entered religious life in New York, and ministered to lepers on the island of Moloka’i until her death in 1918. She was beatified in 2005.
An appeal from our founder, Dr. Jeffrey Mirus:
Dear reader: If you found the information on this page helpful in your pursuit of a better Catholic life, please support our work with a donation. Your donation will help us reach seven million Truth-seeking readers worldwide this year. Thank you!
Progress toward our September expenses ($14,942 to go):
All comments are moderated. To lighten our editing burden, only current donors are allowed to Sound Off. If you are a donor, log in to see the comment form; otherwise please support our work, and Sound Off!