Decrees of the Congregation of the Causes of Saints

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Today, during a private audience with Cardinal Angelo Amato S.D.B., prefect of the Congregation for the Causes of Saints, Pope Francis authorized the Congregation to promulgate the following decrees:

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Today, during a private audience with Cardinal Angelo Amato S.D.B., prefect of the Congregation for the Causes of Saints, Pope Francis authorized the Congregation to promulgate the following decrees:

MARTYRDOM

  • Servant of God Anton Durcovici of Iai, Romania (1888-1951), killed in hatred of the faith in the Sighet prison, Bucarest, Romania in 1993.

HEROIC VIRTUES

  • Servant of God Honoria “Nano” Nagle (Joan of God), Irish foundress of the Union of the Presentation Sisters of the Blessed Virgin Mary (1718-1784).
  • Servant of God Celestina Bottego, foundress of the Xaverian Missionary Sisters of Mary (1895-1980).
  • Servant of God Olga della Madre di Dio (nee Olga Maria Fortunata Gugelmo), Italian professed nun of the Congregation of the Daughters of the Church (1910-1943).