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Devasahayam, the martyr who preached the equality of Dalits, to be saint

Monday, November 15th, 2021

Pope Francis will canonise seven new saints in Rome next 15 May. One of them will be Lazarus Devasahayam, the first Indian layperson to be so recognised by the Catholic Church. The Vatican announced the date yesterday after the green light for the canonization was given on 3 May during the ordinary public consistory. Charles Read more