Heroic Virtue

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Archbishop Teofilo Camomot

Pope Francis advances sainthood cause of Filipino bishop known for bilocation

May 21, 2022

By Courtney Mares

The pope also approved the canonization of Blessed Giovanni Battista Scalabrini. Read more

Archbishop Andrey Sheptytsky

Heroic virtue of Ukrainian bishop who sheltered hundreds of Jews recognized

Jul 17, 2015

On Thursday, Pope Francis authorized a decree recognizing the heroic virtue of Archbishop Andrey Sheptytsky, who was head of the... Read more

Pope Francis in St. Peter's Square on April 23, 2014.

Pope Francis recognizes 'heroic virtue' of 12-year-old boy

Nov 8, 2014

By Ann Schneible

Pope Francis advanced the sainthood causes for a 12-year-old Italian boy who died late 1970s as well as seven other... Read more