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~ News 2017 ~

SEVEN DECREES PromulgatED AND VOTES FOR CANONIZATIONS APPROVED

VATICAN CITY - This morning, 23 March 2017, Pope Francis received in a private audience Angelo Cardinal Amato, sdb, prefect of the Congregation of the Causes of the Saints. During the audience, the Holy Father authorized the Congregation for the Causes of Saints to promulgate the following seven decrees regarding:

A. Falcone F.  and J. Marto J.M. Fernández R. Vattalil D. Rossini M. Raparelli D. Zanetta

- a miracle, attributed to the intercession of Blessed LUCA ANTONIO FALCONE (in religion: ANGELO FROM ACRI), professed priest of the Order of Friars Minor Capuchin; born on 19 October 1669 in Acri, Cosenza (Italy) and died there on 30 October 1739; beatified on 18 December 1825;

-  a miracle, attributed to the intercession of Blessed FRANCISCO MARTO Marto, born on 11 June 1908 in Aljustrel, Santarém (Portugal) and died there on 04 April 1919 in (Portugal), and of Blessed JACINTA MARTO, born on 11 March 1910 in Aljustrel, Santarém (Portugal) and died on 20 February 1920 in Lisbon (Portugal); beatified on 13 May 2000;

- the martyrdom of the Servant of God José María Fernández Sánchez, priest of the Congregation of the Mission (Vincentians), and 32 COMPANIONS from the Congregation of the Mission along with 6 laypersons from the Association of the Miraculous Medal of the Archdiocese of Madrid, killed in odium fidei in 1936  in the religious persecution during the Spanish Civil War;

- the martyrdom of the Servant of God MARIAM VATTALIL (in religion: RANI MARIA) [റാണി മരിയ വട്ടാലില്‍ം], professed religious of the Franciscan Clarist Congregation; born on 29 January 1954 in Pulluvazhy, Ernakulam (India) and killed on 25 February 1995 in odium fidei near Udaingar, Bagli, Dewas (India);

- the heroic virtues of the Servant of God FELICE ROSSINI (in religion: DANIELE FROM SAMARATE), professed priest of the Order of Friars Minor Capuchin; born on 15 June 1876 in Samarate, Varese (Italy) and died on 19 May 1924 in Tucunduba, Pará (Brazil);

- the heroic virtues of the Servant of God eLENA RAPARELLI (in religion: MaCriNa), founder of the Congregation of the Basilian Sisters, Daughters of Saint Macrina; born on 02 April 1893 in Grottaferrata, Rome (Italy) and died on 26 February 1970 in Mezzojuso, Palermo (Italy); and,

- the heroic virtues of the Servant of God DANIELA ZANETTA, young layperson of the diocese of Novara; member of the Focolare Movement; born on 15 December 1962 in Maggiora, Novara (Italy) and died there on 14 April 1986.

The Pope has also approved the votes made by the Ordinary Session of the Cardinals and Bishops of the Congregation for the Causes of Saints in favor of the canonization of:

A. Soveral & cps. Cristóbal & cps.

- Blesseds André de Soveral and Ambrósio Francisco Ferro, priests of the archdiocese of Natal, Mateus Moreira, layperson of the archdiocese of Natal, along with 27 companions, martyrs, killed in odium fidei on 16 July 1645 in Cunhaú, Rio Grande do Norte (Brazil) and 03 October 1645 in Uruaçu, Rio Grande do Norte  (Brazil); beatified on 05 March 2000; and,

- Blesseds Cristóbal, Antonio and Juan, children of the diocese of Tlaxcala;  killed in odium fidei in 1527 in Atlihuetzía, Tlaxcala (Mexico) and 1529 in Cuauhtinchán, Puebla (Mexico); beatified on 06 May 1990.

Posted by:

Charles G. Braganza 

Date:

23/03/2017


EIGHT DECREES Promulgated

VATICAN CITY - Today, 27 February 2017, Pope Francis received Card,al Angelo Amato, sdb, Prefect of the Congregation for the Causes of Saints, a private audience., the course of the audience, the Holy Father authorized the Congregation to promulgate decrees regarding:

T. Zeman O.Ortiz A. Provolo A. Repiso M. Cabezas L. Ripamonti P. Herrero V. Trancanelli

- the martyrdom of the Servant of God TITUS ZEMAN, professed priest of the Salesian Society of Don Bosco; born on 04 January 1915 in Vajnory, Bratislavský (Slovakia) and died ex aerumnis carceris on 08 January 1969 in Bratislava (Slovakia);

-  the heroic virtues of the Servant of God OCTAVIO ORTIZ ARRIETA, professed priest of the Salesian Society of Don Bosco and bishop of Chachapoyas; born on 19 April 1879 in Lima (Peru) and died on 01 March 1958 in Chachapoyas, Amazonas (Peru);

- the heroic virtues of the Servant of God ANTONIO PROVOLO, priest of the diocese of Verona; founder of the Society of Mary for the Education of the Deaf-Mute and the Congregation of Mary for the Education of the Deaf-Mute; born on 17 February 1801 in Verona (Italy) and died there on 04 November 1842;

- the heroic virtues of the Servant of God ANTONIO REPISO MARTÍNEZ DE ORBE, professed priest of the Society of Jesus; founder of the Congregation of the Sisters of the Divine Shepherd; born on 08 February 1856 in Venta de Córdoba, Estado de México (Mexico) and died on 27 July 1929 in Mexico City (Mexico);

- the heroic virtues of the Servant of God MARÍA MERCEDES CABEZAS TERRERA, founder of the Religious Institute of the Missionary Workers of the Sacred Heart; born on 19 December 1911 in San Cristobal de la Cuesta, Salamanca (Spain) and died on 30 September 1993 in Santander, Cantabria (Spain);

- the heroic virtues of the Servant of God MARIA RIPAMONTI (in religion: LUCIA OF THE IMMACULATA), professed religious of the Congregation of the Handmaids of Charity of Brescia; born on 26 May 1909 in Acquate, Lecco (Italy) and died on 04 July 1954 in Ronco, Brescia (Italy);

- the heroic virtues of the Servant of God PEDRO HERRERO RUBIO, layperson of the diocese of Orihuela-Alicante; married; born on 29 April 1904 in Alicante (Spain) and died there on 05 November 1978; and,

- the heroic virtues of the Servant of God VITTORIO TRANCANELLI, layperson of the diocese of Perugia-Città della Pieve; married; born on 26 April 1944 in Spello, Perugia (Italy) and died on 24 June 1998 in Cenerente, Perugia (Italy).

Posted by:

Charles G. Braganza 

Date:

27/02/2017


EIGHT DECREES Promulgated

VATICAN CITY - Yesterday, 20 January 2017, Pope Francis received Card,al Angelo Amato, sdb, Prefect of the Congregation for the Causes of Saints, a private audience., the course of the audience, the Holy Father authorized the Congregation to promulgate decrees regarding:

A. Migliavacca R. Jardón J. Sáez I. Beschin J. Vandor F. Convertini S. De Pascali J. Tyranowski

-  a miracle attributed to the intercession of the Venerable Servant of God Giuseppe ANTONIO Migliavacca (in religion: Arsenio FROM Trigolo), professed priest of the Order of Friars Minor Capuchin and founder of the Congregation of the Sisters of Mary, Most Holy Consolatrix; born on 13 June 1849 in Trigolo, Cremona (Italy) and died on 10 December 1909 in Bergamo (Italy); heroic virtues confirmed on 21 January 2016;

-  the heroic virtues of the Servant of God RAYMUNDO JARDÓN HERRERA, priest of the archdiocese of Monterrey; born on 21 January 1887 in Tenanc,go, Estado de México (Mexico) and died on 06 January 1934, Monterrey, Nuevo León (Mexico);

- the heroic virtues of the Servant of God JUAN SÁEZ HURTADO, priest of the diocese of Cartagena (Spain); born on 18 December 1897 in Alcantarilla, Murcia (Spain) and died on 08 August 1982 in El Palmar, Murcia (Spain);

- the heroic virtues of the Servant of God GIUSEPPE BESCHIN (in religion: IGNAZIO), professed priest of the Order of Friars Minor; born on 26 August 1880 in San Giovanni Ilarione, Verona (Italy) and died on 29 October 1952 in Chiampo, Vicenza (Italy);

- the heroic virtues of the Servant of God JOSÉ VANDOR PUCHNER [WECH JÓZSEF], professed priest of the Salesian Society of Don Bosco; born on 29 October 1909 in Dorog, Komárom-Esztergom (Hungary) and died on 08 October 1979 in Santa Clara, Villa Clara (Cuba);

- the heroic virtues of the Servant of God FRANCESCO CONVERTINI, professed priest of the Salesian Society of Don Bosco; born on 29 August 1898 in Marunelli, Brindisi (Italy) and died on 11 February 1976 in Krishnagar, West Bengal (India);

- the heroic virtues of the Servant of God Maria Addolorata De Pascali (in religion: SantINa Maria Addolorata), founder of the Congregation of the Sisters Disciples of the Sacred Heart; born on 10 June 1897 in Acquarica, Lecce (Italy) and died on 19 May 1981 in Lecce (Italy); and,

- the heroic virtues of the Servant of God JAN LEOPOLD TYRANOWSKI, layperson of the archdiocese of Kraków; born on 09 February 1901 in Kraków (Poland) and died there on 15 March 1947.

Posted by:

Charles G. Braganza 

Date:

22/01/2017


 

 


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