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Canonization dates for Mother Teresa, 4 others announced

March 15, 2016

Pope Francis decreed the dates of five canonizations during a March 15 consistory in the Apostolic Palace.

Blesseds Stanislaus Papczynski (1631-1701) and Elizabeth Hesselblad (1870-1957) will be canonized on June 5, and Blessed Teresa of Calcutta (1910-97) will be canonized on September 4.

Blesseds José Luis Sánchez del Río (1913-28) and Jose Gabriel del Rosario Brochero (1840-1914) will be canonized on October 16.


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