The saints and blesseds of the 2010s

JPII CNA Pope St. John Paul II in 1979. | L'Osservatore Romano

Since a new decade begins Jan. 1, CNA offers a look back at some of the men and women named saints or blesseds during the last ten years.


Blessed Hermann Lange, Eduard Müller and Johannes Prassek, priests martyred under the Nazi regime:

St. John of Avila and St. Hildegard of Bingen named doctors of the Church.


Pope Francis beatifies Bishop Pierre Claverie and his 18 companions, who were martyred in Algeria between 1994 and 1996.


Pope Francis canonizes Cardinal John Henry Newman.

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