September 22, 2021

Decree Regarding the Heroic Virtues of the Venerable Servant of God Placido CORTESE

On 30 August, 2021, the Holy Father Francis received in audience His Eminence Cardinal Marcello Semeraro, prefect of the Congregation for the Causes of...
Fra Egidio MEROLA

Puglia: Cause for the Beatification of Friar Egidio MEROLA Inaugurated

On April 30, 2021, the Most Reverend Fernando Tarcisio FILOGRANA, Bishop of Nardò-Gallipoli, Italy, presided over Mass at the Shrine of Santa Maria dell...

Venerable Friar Léon VEUTHEY

On March 17, 2021, the Holy Father Pope Francis had an audience with His Eminence, Marcello Cardinal SEMERARO, Prefect of the Congregation for the...
Fr. Giacomo Bulgaro OFMConv

Decree of Super Virtutibus of Friar Giacomo BULGARO

On November 28, 2019, Pope Francis authorized the promulgation of the Decree declaring Friar Giacomo BULGARO, OFM Conv., venerable. Friar Giacomo was a religious...
Venerabile-Wenanty-Katarzyniec

Venerable Friar Wenanty KATARZYNIEC, Priest (1889-1921)

Friar Wenanty KATARZYNIEC (first named Józef) was from a very poor peasant family. He was born on October 7, 1889, to Jan and Agnieszka...
Friar Domenico LO VERME, OFM Conv.

Venerable Friar Domenico LO VERME, OFM Conv., Religious (1641-1713)

Friar Domenico LO VERME was a religious brother of the Friars Minor Conventual. He was born in Canicattì, (Sicily) Italy, on October 29, 1641...
QUIRICO PIGNALBERI

Venerable Friar Quirico PIGNALBERI, Priest (1891-1982)

Quirico PIGNALBERI was born in Serrone, Italy, on July 11, 1891. He was the last of five children of Egidio and Caterina PROIETTI. One...
Melchior-Fordon

Venerable Friar Melchior FORDON, Priest (1862-1927)

On December 21, 2018, the Holy Father Pope Francis, having consulted with His Eminence Giovanni Angelo Cardinal BECCIU, the Prefect of the Congregation for...
LUIGI LO VERDE OFM Conv.

Venerable Friar Luigi (Filippo) LO VERDE Professed Clerical Student (1910-1932)

Friar Luigi was born on December 20, 1910, in Tebourba, Tunisia. His parents had emigrated there from Palermo, Sicily, to look for work. His...
Giovanni SOGGIU OFM Conv

Servant of God Friar Giovanni SOGGIU, Martyr (1883-1930)

Giovanni SOGGIU was born on April 1, 1883, in Norbello, Italy. He was the son of Antonio SOGGIU, an elementary school teacher, and Caterina...