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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

Venerable Augustus Tolton.

Fr. Augustus Tolton, former African American slave, advances toward sainthood

Jun 12, 2019

By Courtney Mares

Fr. Augustus Tolton advanced along the path to sainthood Wednesday, making the runaway slave-turned-priest one step closer to being the... Read more

Archbishop Fulton J. Sheen.

Archbishop Sheen decree a 'great day' for US Catholics

Jun 28, 2012

Bishop Daniel R. Jenky of Peoria says the declaration of Archbishop Fulton Sheen as “venerable” is wonderful news for both... Read more

CNA

Pope advances causes of two possible US saints

May 10, 2012

Two figures in U.S. Catholic history, a 19th century bishop and a 20th century religious sister, moved closer to possible... Read more