Date Announced for Canonization of Blessed Pope Paul Vi, Oscar Romero and 4 Others

October 14, 2018, has been officially announced as the Canonization date for Pope Paul Vi, Oscar Romero, and four other Blesseds including Francesco Spinelli, Vincenzo Romano, Maria Katharine Kasper and Nazaria Ignacia de Santa Teresa de Jesus.  Pope Francis declared the date on May 19, 2018, during an Ordinary Public Consistory for the Canonization of the Blessed.  Their paths to sainthood were cleared in March 2018 when the Holy Father approved a series of decrees related to their causes.

Please click here to review each Blessed full title and the miracles attributed to them published in Zenit.


Pope Paul VI Will Soon be St Paul VI

On February 6, 2018, the Congregation for the Causes of Saints approved the second miracle needed for the canonization of Blessed Pope Paul VI. The second miracle attributed to Pope Paul VI is the healing of an unborn child during the mother’s fifth month of pregnancy.  Cardinal Angelo Amato, head of the congregation, will present the miracle to Pope Francis.  Following the Pope’s approval, and issuance of an official decree, a date for canonization can be set.

Click here to review further details in the Catholic News Agency.