Decrees of the Congregation for the Causes of Saints

 

On Friday, 7 November, the Holy Father Francis received in a private audience Cardinal Angelo Amato, S.D.B., prefect of the Congregation for the Causes of Saints, during which he authorized the Congregation to promulgate decrees on the heroic virtues of the following Servants of God:

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On Friday, 7 November, the Holy Father Francis received in a private audience Cardinal Angelo Amato, S.D.B., prefect of the Congregation for the Causes of Saints, during which he authorized the Congregation to promulgate decrees on the heroic virtues of the following Servants of God:

  • Francisco Maximiano Valdes Subercaseaux, Chilean bishop of the Order of Friars Minor Capuchin (1908-1982);
  • Ildebrando Gregori (ne Alfredo Antonio), Italian abbot general of the Sylvestrine Congregation of the Benedictine Order and founder of the Congregation of the Reparatrix Sisters of the Holy Face (1894-1985);
  • Raimondo Calcagno, Italian priest of the Congregation of the Oratory of St. Philip Neri (1888-1964);
  • John Sullivan, Irish professed priest of the Society of Jesus (1861-1933);
  • Pelagio Sauter, German professed priest of the Congregation of the Most Holy Redeemer (1878-1961);
  • Jeanne Mance, French laywoman and foundress of the Hotel-Dieu in Montreal (1606-1673);
  • Marthe Robin, French laywoman and foundress of the Association Foyers de Charite (1902-1981);
  • Silvio Dissegna, Italian child of the diocese of Turin (1967-1979).