It is this Office’s duty to study and present to the diocesan curia and the Holy See for beatification and canonisation the cases of persons (mainly Franciscans from all the Franciscan Family) who have shown concrete signs of holiness in the heroic exercise of all virtues.
Yesterday afternoon, on Thursday, May 2, 2013, the Holy Father Francis received in a private audience His Eminence Cardinal Angelo Amato, SDB, prefect of the Congregation for the Causes of Saints. During the audience, the Holy Father authorized the Congregation to promulgate some decrees including those concerning: (more…)
On Thursday, December 20, 2012, the Holy Father Benedict XVI received in private audience His Eminence Cardinal Angelo Amato, SDB, prefect of the Congregation for the Causes of Saints, and authorized the Congregation to promulgate the following decrees related to causes of our postulation: (more…)
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The awaited beatification of the Venerable Servant of God Maria Gabriele Allegra will be held Saturday, September 29, 2012, on the feast of the Holy Archangels, in the Basilica Cathedral of (more…)
Through the letter by the Secretary of State dated on July 16, 2012, the Holy Father Benedict XVI has granted that the Rite of Beatification of the Venerable Servants of God, Frederick (more…)
Sunday, October 2, at 16:00 at the Cathedral of Ivrea H. E. Most Rev. Card.Tarcisio Bertone, Secretary of State, will preside over the rite of Beatification of the Ven. Servant of God ANTONIA MARIA VERNA (more…)
Saturday, September 17, at 10.00, in the Church of the House of Divine Providence in Turin H. E. Most Rev. CARDINAL ANGELO AMATO, (more…)
UPCOMING CANONIZATION OF BL. CAMILLA BATTISTA VARANO
During the Public Consistory on Feb. 19, the Holy Father Benedict XVI numbered our Poor Clare sister Bl. Camilla Battista Varano among the book of saints. (more…)