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Vatican plans for canonization of six new saints

May 30, 2014

The Vatican has scheduled a consistory on June 12 to prepare for the canonization of six new saints. The consistory will make plans for the canonization of:

  • Blessed Giovanni Antonio Farina, an Italian bishop;
  • Kuriakose Elias Chavara, an Indian priest;
  • Ludovico de Casoria, an Italian Franciscan priest;
  • Nicola da Longobardi, an Italian oblate of the Order of Minims;
  • Eufrasia Eluvathingal, an Indian religious; and
  • Amato Ronconi, an Italian layman


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