Posts Tagged ‘Canonisation causes’

Saint John Paul II could have been aborted if his mum agreed Comments 0

Thursday, May 21st, 2020

One hundred years ago Saint John Paul II – at that time Karol Wojtyla – was born. His birth was something of a miracle as his mother Emilia Wojtyla’s pregnancy with him was difficult and life-threatening. In a new book published in Poland, Milena Kindziuk describes how St. John Paul II’s mother was advised to Read more

New Zealand bishops hopeful of Suzanne Aubert cause Comments 0

Monday, December 2nd, 2019

New Zealand bishops have expressed satisfaction after a discussion with Cardinal Giovanni Angelo Becciu, prefect of the Congregation for the Causes of Saints, on the cause of Venerable Suzanne Aubert. New Zealand Catholic Bishops Conference secretary Bishop Stephen Lowe of Hamilton described the meeting as “positive.” Auckland Bishop Patrick Dunn, Wellington Cardinal John Dew, Christchurch Read more

Two teenagers on way to canonisation Comments 0

Monday, July 9th, 2018

Two teenagers who heroically lived the Christian virtues have had their Causes for canonisation advanced by Pope Francis. They are: Alexia González-Barros, who offered her sufferings from a malignant tumour for the Church Carlo Acutis, who used his computer skills to catalogue Eucharistic miracles around the world. Read more Related Posts:Pope accepts resignation of Bishop Read more