Sainthood

Thumbnail bl elizabeth of the trinity cna 3 7 16 3 Blessed Elizabeth of Trinity to be canonized

Both local officials and Pope Francis have found that Marie-Paul Stevens, a religion teacher afflicted with Sjogren’s Syndrome while on a...

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Thumbnail blessed francisco and jacinta marto credit public domain cna Consistory announced to approve Fatima children's canonization

Vatican City, Apr 11, 2017 / 10:59 am (CNA/EWTN News).- Pope Francis will hold an ordinary public consistory on April 20, where the cardinals of...

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Thumbnail general audience with pope francis 6 on march 18 2015 credit daniel ibanez cna How do you become a saint? Pope Francis gives a hint

Find someone who has never spoken ill of another person, someone who has never judged another – and they would qualify for immediate canonization,...

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Thumbnail mother teresa credit manfredo ferrari wikipedia cc 40 ewtn India gears up for Mother Teresa canonization celebrations

Calcutta, India, Aug 22, 2016 / 02:24 pm (CNA).- Mother Teresa will be canonized on Sept. 4, and a global film festival aims to screen 23 movies to...

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Thumbnail untitled design 4 Is it weird that Catholics venerate relics? Here's why we do

“We are many parts, but we are all one body,” says the refrain of a popular '80s Church hymn, based on the words of 1 Cor. 12:12.  While we are one...

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Thumbnail blessed francisco and jacinta marto public domain cna It's official: Pope Francis to canonize Fatima visionaries during May visit

Vatican City, Apr 20, 2017 / 03:06 am (CNA/EWTN News).- During his trip to Portugal for the centenary of the Fatima Marian apparitions next month,...

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Thumbnail official banner for mother teresas canonization hangs in stpeters square credit daniel ibez cna Mother Teresa has officially been declared a saint!

Vatican City, Sep 4, 2016 / 02:40 am (CNA/EWTN News).- Pope Francis on Sunday officially declared Mother Teresa of Calcutta a saint of the Catholic...

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Thumbnail mother teresa by chas fagan 1 courtesy of the knights of columbus cna Mother Teresa’s canonization portrait – and what the artist thought of her

Washington D.C., Sep 1, 2016 / 07:07 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- The canonization portrait of Bl. Mother Teresa, a copy of which will hang from St....

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Thumbnail mother teresa ‘My god is called love’: A saint who brought the light of Christ to the poor

What’s so special about Mother Teresa? Why did everybody from the president of the United States to your neighbor next door call her a “living...

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Thumbnail jacinta pereiro marto niece of francisco and jacinta in fatima portugal credit ibaez cna Niece of Fatima visionaries reflects on her remarkable family

Fatima, Portugal, Apr 20, 2017 / 06:00 am (CNA/EWTN News).- The niece of Blessed Franciso and Jacinta Marto has voiced excitement for the coming...

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Thumbnail beatojoseluis mamahijamilagro One family's unimaginable suffering paves the way for a teen's sainthood

The miraculous cure of a baby with brain damage through the intercession of Mexican martyr Blessed José Luis Sánchez del Río has been approved by...

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Thumbnail mother teresa circa 1994 credit  losservatore romano cna 5 19 15 1 Pakistani Muslim: We should learn from Mother Teresa

Rome, Italy, Sep 3, 2016 / 11:21 am (CNA).- As the canonization of Bl. Mother Teresa of Caluctta draws near, the son of a leading Muslim...

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Thumbnail 03 gomez popes Priests of mercy, prophets of peace

I hope you all had a beautiful and peaceful Easter with your family and loved ones! In Rome this coming Sunday, Mercy Sunday, our Holy Father...

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Thumbnail saint john fisher Ready for His Close Up

There have been many attempts, some noble, some not so much, to portray the lives of saints in film and television, and many of them, like recent...

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Thumbnail gettyimages 2642002 St. Teresa of Kolkata, Pray for us!

This week I am writing you from Bogotá, Colombia. I have the privilege of taking part in the celebration of the Extraordinary Jubilee of Mercy on...

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Thumbnail archbishop fulton sheen who died in 1979 and whose cause for beatification is open cna Suspension of Fulton Sheen's cause expected to be temporary

In the wake of the suspension of Archbishop Fulton Sheen's cause for canonization due to an ownership dispute of his remains, the office promoting...

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Thumbnail jose gabriel del rosario brochero 2 public domain via wikipedia cna The tale of Fr. Brochero: Gaucho priest, devil's worst nightmare

Vatican City, Jul 14, 2016 / 03:03 am (CNA/EWTN News).- If Jose Brochero doesn't sound like a Gaucho name, nothing does. Earlier this year, Pope...

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Thumbnail pope francis 1 celebrates the canonization mass of the martins fr grossi and sister maria on october 18 2015 in st peters square credit martha calderon cna 10 18 15 The Vatican is changing how it verifies miracles

Vatican City, Sep 23, 2016 / 11:03 am (CNA/EWTN News).- Changes to the regulations for confirming alleged miracles during the causes of saints aim...

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