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~ News 2020 ~

FIVE DECREES Promulgated

VATICAN CITY - Today, 19 June 2020, Pope Francis received Cardinal Angelo Becciu, Prefect of the Congregation for the Causes of Saints, in a private audience. In the course of the audience, the Holy Father authorized the Congregation to promulgate decrees regarding:

M. Esquiú F.M. Jordan J.G. Hernández M.L. Mainetti G.M. Elizondo

-  the miracle attributed to the intercession of the Venerable Servant of God Mamerto Esquiú, professed priest of the Order of Friars Minor; bishop of Córdoba (Argentina); born in San José de Piedra Blanca, Catamarca (Argentina) on 11 May 1826 and died in El Suncho, Córdoba (Argentina) on 10 January 1883; heroic virtues confirmed on 16 December 2006;

-  the miracle attributed to the intercession of the Venerable Servant of God Johann Baptist Jordan (in religion: Franziskus Maria of the Cross), priest and founder of the Society of the Divine Saviour (Salvatorians) and of the Congregation of the Sisters of the Divine Saviour; born in Gurtweil, Waldshut-Tiengen (Germany) on 16 June 1848 and died in Tafers, Fribourg (Switzerland) on 8 September 1918; heroic virtues confirmed on 14 January 2011;

-  the miracle attributed to the intercession of the Venerable Servant of God José Gregorio Hernández Cisneros, layperson of the archdiocese of Caracas; born in Isnotú, Trujillo (Venezuela) on 26 October 1864 and died in Caracas (Venezuela) on 29 June 1919; heroic virtues confirmed on 16 January 1986;

-  the martyrdom of the Servant of God TeRESINA ELSA MAINETTI (in religion: Maria LAURA), professed religious of the Congregation of the Daughters of the Cross, Sisters of Saint André; born on 20 August 1939 in Colico, Lecce (Italy) and killed in odium fidei on 6 June 2000 in Chiavenna, Sondrio (Italy); and,

- the heroic virtues of the Servant of God Esperanza Elizondo García (in religion: Gloria María of Jesus), professed religious and superior general of the Congregation of the Missionary Catechists of the Poor; born on 26 August 1908 in Durango (Mexico) and died on 8 December 1966 in Monterrey, Nuevo León (Mexico).

Posted by:

Charles G. Braganza 

Date:

19/06/2020


EIGHT DECREES Promulgated

VATICAN CITY - Yesterday, 26 May 2020, Pope Francis received Cardinal Angelo Becciu, Prefect of the Congregation for the Causes of Saints, in a private audience. In the course of the audience, the Holy Father authorized the Congregation to promulgate decrees regarding:

C. de Bus C. de Foucauld M.D. Mantovani M. McGivney P.M. Jaricot S. Cardon C. Spessoto M. Bresillac

-  the miracle attributed to the intercession of Blessed CÉSAR DE BUS, priest and founder of the Congregation of the Fathers of the Christian Doctrine; born in Cavaillon, Vaucluse (France) on 3 February 1544 and died in Avignon, Vaucluse (France) on 15 April 1607; beatified on 27 April 1975;

-  the miracle attributed to the intercession of Blessed CHARLES DE FOUCAULD (in religion: CHARLES OF JESUS), priest of the diocese of Viviers; born in Strasbourg, Bas-Rhin (France) on 15 September 1858 and died in Tamanrasset, Tamanghasset (Algeria) on 1 December 1916; beatified on 13 November 2005;

-  the miracle attributed to the intercession of Blessed MARIA DOMENICA MANTOVANI (in religion: MARIA GIUSEPPINA OF THE IMMACULATA), cofounder and first superior general of the Institute of the Little Sisters of the Holy Family; born on 12 November 1862 in Castelletto di Brenzone, Verona (Italy) and died there on 2 February 1934; beatified on 27 April 2013;

-  the miracle attributed to the intercession of the Venerable Servant of God MICHAEL McGIVNEY, priest of the archdiocese of Hartford and founder of the Knights of Columbus; born on 12 August 1852 in Waterbury, Connecticut (United States of America) and died in Thomaston, Connecticut (United States of America) on 14 August 1890; heroic virtues confirmed on 15 March 2008;

-  the miracle attributed to the intercession of the Venerable Servant of God PAULINE-MARIE JARICOT, layperson of the archdiocese of Lyon and founder of the Society for the Propagation of the Faith and the Living Rosary Association; born on 22 July 1799 in Lyon, Rhône (France) and died there on 9 January 1862; heroic virtues confirmed on 25 February 1963;

-  the martyrdom of the Servants of God SIMÈON CARDON and 5 COMPANIONS, professed religious of the Cistercian Congregation of Casamari; killed in Casamari, Frosinone (Italy) in odium fidei between 13 and 16 May 1799;

-  the martyrdom of the Servant of God SANTE SPESSOTTO (in religion: COSMA), professed priest of the Order of Friars Minor; born on 28 January 1923 in Mansué, Treviso (Italy) and killed in San Juan Nonualco, Zacatecoluca (El Salvador) in odium fidei on 14 June 1980; and,

- the heroic virtues of the Servant of God Melchior-Marie de Marion Brésillac, titular bishop of Prusa, ex vicar apostolic of Coimbatore, and founder of the Society of African Missions; born on 2 December 1813 in Castelnaudary, Aude (France) and died in Freetown (Sierra Leone) on 25 June 1859.

Posted by:

Charles G. Braganza 

Date:

27/05/2020


FIVE DECREES Promulgated

VATICAN CITY - Yesterday, 5 May 2020, Pope Francis received Cardinal Angelo Becciu, Prefect of the Congregation for the Causes of Saints, in a private audience. In the course of the audience, the Holy Father authorized the Congregation to promulgate decrees regarding:

F. Caruso C. De Palma F. Barrecheguren M.C. Barrecheguren M. Farina

-  the heroic virtues of the Servant of God Francesco Caruso, priest of the archdiocese of Catanzaro-Squillace; born in Gasperina, Catanzaro (Italy) on 07 December 1879, and died there on 18 October 1951;

-  the heroic virtues of the Servant of God Carmine De Palma, priest of the archdiocese of Bari-Bitonto; born in Bari (Italy) on 27 January 1876, and died there on 24 August 1961;

-  the heroic virtues of the Servant of God Francisco Barrecheguren Montagut, professed priest of the Congregation of the Most Holy Redeemer; born in Llleida (Spain) on 21 August 1881, and died in Granada (Spain) on 7 October 1957;

-  the heroic virtues of the Servant of God María de la Concepción Barrecheguren García, young layperson of the archdiocese of Granada; born in Granada (Spain) on 27 November 1905, and died there on 13 May 1927; and,

- the heroic virtues of the Servant of God  MaTTEO FARINA, young layperson of the archdiocese of Brindisi-Ostuni; born in Avellino (Italy) on19 September 1990, and died in Brindisi (Italy) on 24 April 2009.

Posted by:

Charles G. Braganza 

Date:

06/05/2020


EIGHT DECREES Promulgated

VATICAN CITY - Yesterday, 21 February 2020, Pope Francis received Cardinal Angelo Becciu, Prefect of the Congregation for the Causes of Saints, in a private audience. In the course of the audience, the Holy Father authorized the Congregation to promulgate decrees regarding:

D. Pillai M.F. Rubatto C. Acutis R. Grande E. Venturini P. Scavizzi E. Recchia M. Hiriart

-  the miracle attributed to the intercession of Blessed DEVASAHAYAM PILLAI [LAZARUS] [ദേവസഹായം പിള്ള], layperson of the diocese of Kottar; married; born in Nattalam, Tamil Nadu (India) 23 April 1712, and killed in odium fidei in Aralvaimozhi, Tamil Nadu (India) on 14 January 1752; beatified on 2 December 2012;

-  the miracle attributed to the intercession of Blessed ANNA MARIA RUBATTO (in religion: MARIA FRANCESCA OF JESUS), founder of the Capuchin Tertiary Sisters of Loano (now known as the Capuchin Sisters of Made Rubatto); born in Carmagnola, Turin (Italy) on 14 February 1844, and died in Montevideo (Uruguay) on 6 August 1904; beatified on 10 October 1993;

-  the miracle attributed to the intercession of the Venerable Servant of God CARLO ACUTIS, child of the archdiocese of Milan; born in London, England (United Kingdom) on 3 May 1991, and died in Monza, Milan (Italy) on 12 October 2006; heroic virtues confirmed on 5 July 2018;

-  the martyrdom of the Servants of God Rutilio Grande García, professed priest of the Society of Jesus, and 2 COMPANIONS, laypersons of the archdiocese of San Salvador; killed in odium fidei on the road between Aguilares and El Paisnal, San Salvador (El Salvador) on 12 March 1977;

-  the heroic virtues of the Servant of God EMILIO VENTURINI, priest of the Congregation of the Orstory, founder of the Congregation of the Servants of Our Lady of Sorrows of Chioggia; born in Chioggia, Venice (Italy) on 9 January 1842 and died there on 1 December 1905;

-  the heroic virtues of the Servant of God PIRRO SCAVIZZI, priest of the vicariate of Rome, born in Gubbio, Perugia (Italy) on 31 March 1884, and died in Rome on 9 September 1964;

-  the heroic virtues of the Servant of God EMILIO RECCHIA, professed priest of the Congregation of the Stigmata of Our Lord Jesus Christ; born in Verona (Italy) on 19 February 1888, and died there on 27 June 1969; and,

- the heroic virtues of the Servant of God  Mario Hiriart Pulido, layperson of the archdiocese of Santiago de Chile; born in Santiago de Chile (Chile) on 23 July 1931, and died in Milwaukee, Wisconsin (United States of America) on 15 July 1964.

Posted by:

Charles G. Braganza 

Date:

22/02/2020


EIGHT DECREES Promulgated

VATICAN CITY - Yesterday, 23 January 2020, Pope Francis received Cardinal Angelo Becciu, Prefect of the Congregation for the Causes of Saints, in a private audience. In the course of the audience, the Holy Father authorized the Congregation to promulgate decrees regarding:

J. Domènech J.M. Gran G. Tavelli J. Masmitjà J.A. Plancarte J.P. Gurruchaga M.A. Clergue M.C. Bueno

- the martyrdom of the Servant of God JOSEP DOMÈNECH BONET (in religion: BENET FROM SANTA COLOMA DE Gramenet), and  2 COMPANIONS, professed priests of the Order of Friars Minor Capuchin; killed in odium fidei in 1936 in the religious persecution during the Spanish Civil War between 24 July and 6 August 1936;

-  the martyrdom of the Servant of God JOSÉ MARÍA GRAN CIRERA, and 2 COMPANIONS, professed priests of the Missionaries of the Sacred Heart, along with 7 COMPANIONS, laypersons of the diocese of Quiché; killed in odium fidei in Guatemala between 1980 and 1981;

-  the heroic virtues of the Servant of God GIOVANNI TAVELLI, professed priest of the Order of the Gesuati (now extinct); bishop of Ferrara; born in Tossignano, Bologna (Italy) in 1386, and died in Ferrara (Italy) on 24 July 1446;

-  the heroic virtues of the Servant of God Joaquim Masmitjà de PuiG, priest of the diocese of Girona and founder of the Congregation of the Missionary Sisters of the Immaculate Heart of Mary; born in Olot, Girona (Spain) on 29 December 1808, and died in Girona (Spain) on 26 August 1886;

-  the heroic virtues of the Servant of God José Antonio Plancarte Labastida, priest of the archdiocese of Mexico and founder of the Institute of the Daughters of Mary Immaculate of Guadalupe; born in Mexico City (Mexico) on 23 December 1840, and died in Tacuba, Mexico City (Mexico) on 26 April 1898;

-  the heroic virtues of the Servant of God José Pio Gurruchaga Castuariense, priest of the diocese of Bilbao and founder of the Congregation of the Parish Helpers of Christ the Priest; born in Tolosa, Guipúzcoa (Spain) on 5 May 1881, and died in Bilbao, Vizcaya (Spain) on 22 May 1967;

-  the heroic virtues of the Servant of God François-Léon Clergue (in religion: Marie-Antoine from Lavaur), professed priest of the Order of Friars Minor Capuchin; born in Lavaur, Tarn (France) on 23 December 1825, and died in Toulouse, Tarn (France) on 8 February 1907; and,

- the heroic virtues of the Servant of God Carmen Catarina Bueno (in religion: Maria do Carmo of the Holy Trinity), professed nun of the Order of Discalced Carmelites; born in Itu, São Paulo (Brazil) on 25 November 1898 and died in Taubaté, São Paulo (Brazil) on 13 July 1966.

Posted by:

Charles G. Braganza 

Date:

24/01/2020


 

 


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