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The Miracle That Led To The Canonization Of The Fatima Children – Jacinta & Francisco.

The Miracle That Led To The Canonization Of The Fatima Children – Jacinta & Francisco.

​One of the Sisters ran to the relics, next to the tabernacle, and prayed, ‘Shepherds, save this child, who is a child like you!’”
The Brazilian parents of the boy whose miraculous healing led to Saturday’s canonization of two of the Fatima children spoke recently of what happened.

“On March 3, 2013, before 8:00 p.m., our son Lucas, who was playing with his little sister Eduarda, fell out of a window from a height of 20 feet. He was five years old,” related the boy’s father, Joao Batista.

During a press conference held in advance of the pope’s arrival, João and his wife Lucila Yurie spoke amidst tears at the Fatima Shrine . The two Fatima visionaries, Jacinta and Francisco, were canonized by Pope Francis on Saturday 13th May, the 100th anniversary of the apparitions at Fatima.

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Breaking: The Humble Doorkeeper Of Detroit Comes One Step Closer To Formal Recognition Of Sainthood. 

Breaking: The Humble Doorkeeper Of Detroit Comes One Step Closer To Formal Recognition Of Sainthood. 

Breaking: Pope Francis approves miracle attributed to American Capuchin, Fr. Solanus Casey.



Pope Francis today 4th May, approved a miracle attributed to the American Roman Catholic priest and Capuchin, Fr. Solanus Casey, paving the way for his beatification.

The announcement was made this morning, after the pope met with the prefect of the Congregation for the Causes of Saints, Cardinal Angelo Amato. During the audience, the pope also declared Venerable a former Vatican cardinal who was in solitary confinement for nine years in Saigon, Vietam.

The life of Fr. Solanus

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Father Augustus Tolton US First Black Priests Is Closer To Sainthood

Father Augustus Tolton US First Black Priests Is Closer To Sainthood

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Father Augustus Tolton, US First Black Priest

Father Augustus Tolton a former slave who served in Chicago and western Illinois in the late 1800s is a step closer to becoming a saint.

Father Augustus Tolton was the first Catholic priest in the U.S. publicly known to be black in 1886. Born a slave in Missouri, his family eventually reached the free state of Illinois.

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Feast Of Pope St. John Paul II – October 22

Feast Of Pope St. John Paul II – October 22

POPE ST. JOHN PAUL II

FACTS

Papacy Began: 16 October 1978

Papacy Ended: 2 April 2005
Predecessor: John Paul I
Successor: Benedict XVI

Ordination: 1 November 1946


Personal Details

Birth Name: Karol Józef Wojtyła

Born: 18th May 1920, Wadowice, Republic of Poland

Died: 2 April 2005 (aged 84) Apostolic Palace, Vatican City

Nationality: Polish (with Vatican citizenship)

Denomination: Catholic (Latin Church)


Postions Held In Church: Auxiliary Bishop
of Kraków, Poland (1958–64), Titular Bishop of Ombi (1958–64), Archbishop of Kraków, Poland (1964–78), Cardinal-Priest of San Cesareo in Palatio (1967–78)

Motto: Totus Tuus (Totally yours)

Sainthood

Feast Day: 22 October

Venerated in: Roman Catholic Church

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