Charles de Foucauld, also known as Brother Charles of Jesus, was a soldier, explorer, Catholic revert, priest, hermit, and religious brother, who served among the Tuareg people in the Sahara desert in Algeria. He was assassinated by a band of men at his hermitage in the Sahara on Dec. 1, 1916. Pope Benedict XVI declared him a blessed in 2005 and Pope Francis will canonize him on May 15, 2022.
The canonization was delayed by the coronavirus pandemic. Read more
The Ordinary Public Consistory is the last step before the canonizations of seven men and women, including French missionary Bl.... Read more