Four candidates move forward toward beatification
Catholic World News - May 03, 2013
The Vatican has cleared the way for the beatification of two people, and advanced two other candidates closer to beatification.
Two decrees issued by the Congregation for the Causes of Saints, with the approval of Pope Francis, certified miracles attributed to the influence of Princess Maria Cristina of Savoy (1812-1836) and Maria Bolognesi (1924- 1980), an Italian laywoman. Both are now eligible for beatification.
Two other decrees attested to the heroic virtue of Joaquim Rosello Ferra (1833- 1909), a Spanish priest; and Maria Teresa of St. Joseph (1885-1946), born Janina Kierocinska, a Polish religious. Both will now be eligible for beatification is a miracle is attributed to their influence.
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 January expenses ($19,764 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!