Lejeune beatification cause proceeds to Rome
Catholic World News - February 24, 2012
The Archdiocese of Paris has announced that the diocesan phase of the cause for beatification of Jérôme Lejeune (1926-94) will conclude with an April 11 Mass at Notre Dame Cathedral. Lejuene, who served as the first president of the Pontifical Academy for Life, discovered the genetic origin of Down syndrome.
“It is an important first step as it marks the end of the informative process,” said Father Jean-Charles Nault, postulator of the cause. “At this stage, there is no conclusion on the part of the Church because the qualitative study of the life and virtues will be carried out in the framework of the Roman process, which will begin after the close of the diocesan process.”
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!
Our Fall Campaign
Progress toward our year-end goal ($120,221 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!