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Six candidates move closer to beatification

March 23, 2023

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CWN Editor's Note: In a series of decrees issued on March 23, the Vatican’s Dicastery for the Causes of Saints confirmed the “heroic virtue” of the following, who will now be eligible for beatification if a miracle is attributed to their intercession:

  • Carlo Crespi Croci (1891-1982), an Italian Salesian priest who died in Ecuador;
  • Maria Caterina Flanagan (1892-1942), an English Bridgettine;
  • Leonilde di San Giovanni Battista (1890-1945), an Italian Missionary Sister of the Sacred Hearts of Jesus and Mary;
  • María do Monte Pereira (1897-1963), a Portuguese sister of the Hospitaller Sisters of the Sacred Heart of Jesus;
  • Teresa Enríquez de Alvarado (1456—1529), a Spanish lay woman; and
  • Maria Domenica Lazzeri (1815—1848), an Italian lay woman.

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