Who is being canonized?Vatican City -- There is a steady stream of announcements from the Vatican about forthcoming canonizations, beatifications, and decrees issued for upcoming ceremonies, together with the names of those whose "cause" has been introduced. We restrict ourselves to the first two categories.
On October 5, 2004, Society of the Divine Word (S.V.D.) founder Father Joseph Freinademetz. He devoted his life to evangelizing in China.
On May 16 of this year the following were canonized:
* Gianna Molla (1922-1962), who died after refusing cancer treatment, in order to spare her unborn daughter (see our article in the June 2004 edition).
* Luigi Orione (1872-1940), Italian priest, founder of the Little Work of Divine Providence and of the Congregation of the Little Missionary Sisters of Charity.
* Anibal Maria de Francia (1851-1927), Italian priest, founder of the Congregations of the Rogationist Fathers of the Heart of Jesus Heart of Jesus can refer to:
* Jose Manyanet y Vives (1833-1901), Spanish priest, founder of the Congregation of the Sons of the Holy Family of Jesus, Mary and Joseph and of the Sisters Missionaries of the Holy Family of Nazareth.
* Nimatullah Al-Hardini (18081858), Lebanese priest, religious of the Maronite Order.
* Paola Elisabetta Cerioli Saint Paola Elisabetta Cerioli (January 28, 1816 - December 24, 1865) is a saint in the Roman Catholic Church from Soncino, Italy and founder of the Institute of Sisters of the Holy Family and the congregation of the Family of Bergamo. (1816-1865), founder of the Institute of the Holy Family The Institute of the Holy Family is the first secular institute begun exclusively for married and widowed Catholics. Members take solemn, public vows of poverty, chastity and obedience and make a solemn promise of fidelity to the Pope and the Magisterium of the Roman Catholic and of the Congregation of the Holy Family (Zenit, February 19, 2004).
On April 25, 2004, Pope John Paul Pope John Paul is the name of two Popes of the Roman Catholic Church:
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Three members of Catholic Action were beatified during the Pope's visit to Loreto in early September. They were Tarres y Claret from Catalonia in Spain, born in Manresa on May 30, 1905. He died in the archdiocese of Barcelona on Aug. 31, 1950. After obtaining a degree in medicine, he was ordained a priest, and dedicated himself in particular to the formation of the youth of Catholic Action.
Also beatified was Alberto Marvelli, an Italian engineer and politician, who died (in 1946) at age 28. He was formed by the Salesians and Catholic Action. A man of profound spirituality, he aided the poor during World War II. He was a member of the Executive Council Members of the Executive Council (MEC) are appointed by the premier of all South African provinces to serve on the premier's executive council, which functions as a cabinet at a provincial level. of the Christian Democratic Party in postwar Italy. He was killed in an accident.
The third beatified person was Italian laywoman Pina Suriano (1915-1950). She was especially dedicated in Catholic Action to the formation of girls and young people (Zenit, August 17, 2004).