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Beatification cause imminent for auxiliary bishop of Madrid

Aug 22, 2013

The Archdiocese of Madrid has announced that this fall, the beatification cause of Auxiliary Bishop Eugenio Romero Pose will officially... Read more

Bishop Alvaro del Portillo with John Paul II.

Opus Dei bishop to be beatified after newborn's miracle cure

Jul 10, 2013

By Kevin J. Jones

Pope Francis has approved the beatification of Venerable Bishop Alvaro del Portillo, the second leader of Opus Dei, after recognizing... Read more

Francesco Manicardi (far right) speaks about his grandfather during the June 4, 2013 press conference in Vatican Radio's Marconi Hall.

Church to beatify father of seven who saved 100 lives

Jun 4, 2013

Odoardo Focherini will be beatified in the Italian city of Carpi on June 15 for his life of faith and... Read more

Mother Theresia Bonzel. Courtesy of the Sisters of St. Francis.

Colorado miracle spurs German nun's beatification

Apr 3, 2013

By Kevin J. Jones

The Sisters of St. Francis of Perpetual Adoration are thrilled at the approved beatification of their German founder, Mother Maria... Read more


Ecuador to celebrate beatification of religious missionary

Nov 5, 2012

Catholics in Ecuador are preparing to mark the upcoming beatification of Sister Maria Troncatti, an Italian missionary who helped evangelize... Read more