Pope Benedict XVI has advanced the sainthood causes of 16 Catholics. The announcement was made following the Pope’s meeting with Cardinal Angelo Amato, head of the Vatican’s office for the causes of saints, Dec. 10.
The Church’s newest saint will be Blessed Guido Maria Conforti, founder of the Xaverian Missionaries and Italian bishop who died in 1931. The Pope has authorized a miracle attributed to Bl. Conforti’s intercession, the second needed to affirm his sainthood.
These most recent decrees authorized by the Pope include a miracle attributed to the intercession of Blessed Guido Maria Conforti, an Italian bishop who died in 1931. MORE…
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