Posts Tagged ‘Congregation for Saints Causes’

Heaven doesn’t need saints canonized, people do, cardinal says

Thursday, May 6th, 2021

The Catholic Church’s proclamation of new saints demonstrates that it is possible for men and women to live holy lives and that God is present and at work in the world, said the prefect of the Congregation for Saints’ Causes. “It’s useful on earth, not for heaven,” said Cardinal Marcello Semeraro, the prefect, when asked, Read more

Archbishop Fulton Sheen miracle recognised by theologians

Tuesday, June 24th, 2014

Catholic media pioneer Archbishop Fulton Sheen is a step closer to being a saint after a miracle attributed to his intercession was recognised. A theological commission advising the Congregation for the Causes of Saints has recognised the miraculous recovery of a stillborn baby. The child’s mother and father had prayed to Archbishop Sheen to heal Read more