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On 22 January 1588, with the Apostolic Constitution Immensa aeterni, Pope Sixtus V created the Sacred Congregation of Rites to regulate divine worship and to deal with the causes of saints January 22 is the 22nd day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... 1588 was a leap year starting on Friday of the Gregorian calendar or a leap year starting on Monday of the Julian calendar. ... An Apostolic constitution (Latin constitutio apostolica) is a very solemn decree issued by the Pope of the Roman Catholic Church. ... Sixtus V, né Felice Peretti (December 13, 1521 - August 27, 1590) was pope from 1585 to 1590. ...


Pontificate of Clement VIII (2)

  • 17 April 1594
  • 29 April 1601
    • Raymond of Peñafort

Clement, in the monument in Santa Maria Maggiore, Rome, erected by his Borghese heirs Clement VIII, born Ippolito Aldobrandini (March 1536 - March 5, 1605) was pope from 1592 to 1605. ... Saint Hyacinth (b. ... 02:41, 25 November 2006 (UTC)24. ...

Pontificate of Paul V (2)

Painting of Pope Paul V by Caravaggio Paul V, né Camillo Borghese (Rome, September 17, 1550 - January 28, 1621) was Pope from May 16, 1605 until his death. ... by Antoniazzo Romano Saint Frances of Rome (or Francesca Romana) (Rome, 1384–Rome, March 9, 1440), like many saints, was born of wealthy Italian parents. ... Saint Charles Borromeo (Italian: ) (October 2, 1538 – November 4, 1584) was an Italian saint and cardinal of the Roman Catholic Church. ...

Pontificate of Gregory XV (5)

Pope Gregory XV Gregory XV, né Alessandro Ludovisio (January 9, 1554–July 8, 1623), pope (1621-1623), born at Bologna in 1554, succeeded Paul V on February 9, 1621. ... This article or section does not cite its references or sources. ... Saint Ignatius of Loyola, also known as Ignacio (Íñigo) López de Loyola (December 24, 1491 – July 31, 1556), was the principal founder and first Superior General of the Society of Jesus, a religious order of the Catholic Church professing direct service to the Pope in terms of mission. ... Saint Isidore the Laborer or the Labourer, also known as Isidore the Farmer, or San Isidro Labrador in Spanish, (c1070 - May 15, 1130), was a Spanish day laborer known for his goodness toward the poor and animals. ... S. Filippo Neri Philip Romolo Neri (Filippo de Neri; called, Apostle of Rome), (July 21, 1515 - May 26, 1595), was an Italian churchman, noted for founding a society of secular priests called the Congregation of the Oratory. He was was born at Florence, the youngest child of Francesco Neri, a... // Headline text For other people known as Saint Teresa, see Teresa Teresa of Avila by Peter Paul Rubens Saint Teresa of Avila (known in religion as Teresa de Jesús, baptised as Teresa de Cepeda y Ahumada) was a Spanish Roman Catholic mystic and monastic reformer; born at Avila (53...

Pontificate of Urban VIII (2)

Urban VIII, né Maffeo Barberini (April 1568 - July 29, 1644) was pope from 1623-1644. ... Elizabeth of Portugal (1271–1336) was queen consort of Portugal and a Saint of the Roman Catholic Church. ... Saint Andrew (Andrea) Corsini (1302—January 6, 1373) was an Italian Carmelite and bishop of Fiesole. ...

Pontificate of Alexander VII (2)

Alexander VII, né Fabio Chigi (February 13, 1599 - May 22, 1667) was pope from April 7, 1655 until his death in 1667. ... St. ... Saint Francis de Sales (in French, St François de Sales) (1567-1622), seventeenth-century bishop of Geneva and Roman Catholic saint, was born at Thorens into a Savoyard noble family on 21 August 1567. ...

Pontificate of Clement IX (2)

Categories: Christianity-related stubs | 1600 births | 1669 deaths | Popes ... [1]Born at Alcántara, Spain, 1499; died 18 Oct. ...

Pontificate of Clement X (5)

Ferdinand III of Castile was canonized during 1671. Clement X, né Emilio Altieri (Rome, July 13, 1590 - Rome, July 22, 1676) was Pope from 29 April 1670-22 July 1676. ... Saint Cajetan, not to be confused with Cardinal Cajetan, is a saint of the Roman Catholic Church. ... Saint Philip Benizi de Damiani (sometimes Philip Benitius; Felipe Benicio; Filipa Benicia) (August 15, 1233—August 22, 1285) was a general superior of the Servites. ... Saint Rose of Lima, (20 April 1586 - 24 August 1617), the first Catholic saint of The Americas, was born in Lima, Peru. ... Fernando III called El Santo (the Saint), (1198/1199 – May 30, 1252) was a king of Castile (1217–1252) and Leon (1230–1252). ...

Pontificate of Alexander VIII (5)

Alexander VIII, né Pietro Vitto Ottoboni (April 22, 1610 - February 1, 1691), pope from 1689 to 1691, was born of a noble Venetian family, was created cardinal, and then successively bishop of Brescia and datary. ... Saint Giovanni da Capistrano (English:John Capistrano, June 24, 1386 – October 23, 1456), Italian friar, theologian and inquisitor, was born in the village of Capistrano, in the diocese of Sulmona in the Abruzzi. ... Saint John of God (Spanish: Juan de Dios; Portuguese: João de Deus) (March 8, 1495 - March 8, 1550) was a Portuguese-born friar and saint, who has become one of Spains leading religious figures. ... Saint John of Sahagun was a Spanish Augustinian Hermit. ... Saint Lorenzo Giustiniani (1381 - 1455), the Laurentius Justinianus (Lawrence Justinian) of the Roman calendar, is venerated as a saint by the Catholic Church. ... Paschal Baylon (or Pascal Baylon) (1540 - 17 May 1592) was a Spanish friar and is a saint in the Roman Catholic Church. ...

Pontificate of Clement XI (4)

Clement XI, né Giovanni Francesco Albani (July 23, 1649 - March 19, 1721) was pope from 1700 to 1721. ...

Pontificate of Benedict XIII (10)

For Pedro de Luna, see Antipope Benedict XIII. Benedict XIII, born Pietro Francesco Orsini, and later in religion Vincenzo Maria Orsini (Gravina di Puglia, February 2, 1649 - February 23, 1730) was pope from 1724 to 1730. ...

Pontificate of Clement XII (4)

Clement XII, né Lorenzo Corsini (Florence, April 7, 1652 - Rome, February 6, 1740) (pope 1730‑1740), a Florentine aristocrat, had been a lawyer and financial manager under preceding pontiffs. ...

Pontificate of Benedict XIV (5)

Scholar Pope, Benedict XIV Benedict XIV, né Prospero Lorenzo Lambertini (Bologna, March 31, 1675 - Rome, May 3, 1758) was pope from 1740 to 1758. ...

Pontificate of Clement XIII (6)

Clement XIII, né Carlo della Torre Rezzonico (Venice, March 7, 1693 - Rome, February 2, 1769) was pope from 1758 to 1769. ...

Pontificate of Pius VII (5)

Pius VII, né Giorgio Barnaba Luigi Chiaramonti, (August 14, 1740 - August 20, 1823) was Pope from March 14, 1800 to August 20, 1823. ...

Pontificate of Gregory XVI (5)

Gregory XVI, né Bartolommeo Alberto Cappellari (September 18, 1765 - June 1, 1846), was Pope from 1831 to 1846. ...

Pontificate of Pius IX (52)

The Blessed Pope Pius IX, born Giovanni Maria Mastai-Ferretti, ( May 13, 1792 – February 7, 1878) was pope for a record pontificate of over 31 years, from June 16, 1846 until his death. ...

By Pope Leo XIII (18)

  • 1897
    • Anthony M. Zaccaria (1502-1539)
    • Peter Fourier of Our Lady (1565-1640)

Pope Leo XIII (March 2, 1810 – July 20, 1903), born Vincenzo Gioacchino Raffaele Luigi Pecci, was Pope of the Roman Catholic Church, having succeeded Pope Pius IX (1846–78) on February 20, 1878 and reigning until his death in 1903. ... Clare of Montefalco (c. ... Saint Lawrence of Brindisi (July 22, 1559 – July 22, 1619), born Julio Cesare Rossi, was a Roman Catholic monk, a member of the Order of Friars Minor, Capuchin. ... A representation of the sorrowful mendicant, Benedict Joseph Labre. ... The Servite Order, whose members are known as Servite Friars or Servants of Mary, is one of the five original mendicant orders, the objects of which are the sanctification of its members, preaching the Gospel, and the propagation of devotion to the Mother of God, with special reference to her... Saint Peter Claver (in Spanish: Pedro Claver) was a Jesuit who, due to his remarkable life and work, become the patron saint of slaves, of Colombia and of African Americans. ... St. ... The vision of Alonso Rodriguez, by Francisco de Zurbarán Saint Alphonsus (Alfonso, Alonso) Rodriguez (July 25, 1532—October 31, 1617) was a Spanish Jesuit lay brother venerated as a saint. ... You might be looking for: René Robert Cavelier, Sieur de La Salle (1643-1687), French explorer. ... Saint Rita (1381 – May 22, 1457), a pre-eminent Augustinian saint was born at Roccaporena near Cascia in the Diocese of Spoleto, Italy. ...

By Pope Pius X

Pope Saint Pius X ( Latin: ) (June 2, 1835 — August 20, 1914), born Giuseppe Melchiorre Sarto, was Pope from 1903 to 1914, succeeding Pope Leo XIII (1878–1903). ... St. ... Saint Gerard Majella (pronounced JER-rad) is a Catholic saint. ... St. ... Saint Joseph Oriol (José Orioli) (November 23, 1650—March 23, 1702) is venerated as a saint by the Catholic Church. ...

By Pope Pius XI

Pope Pius XI (Latin: ) (May 31, 1857 – February 10, 1939), born Ambrogio Damiano Achille Ratti, reigned as Pope from February 6, 1922 and sovereign of Vatican City from 1929 until his death on February 10, 1939. ... Bernadette Soubirous I am the Immaculate Conception Saint Bernadette Soubirous (January 7, 1844 - April 16, 1879) was a shepherd girl from the town of Lourdes in southern France. ... Saint Thérèse de Lisieux (January 2, 1873 - September 30, 1897), or more properly Sainte Thérèse de lEnfant-Jésus (Saint Thérèse of the Child Jesus), born Marie-Françoise-Thérèse Martin, was a Roman Catholic nun who was canonised as a... St. ...

By Pope Benedict XV

  • May 16, 1920

Pope Benedict XV (Latin: ), (Italian: Benedetto XV), (November 21, 1854 – January 22, 1922), born Giacomo della Chiesa, reigned as Pope of the Roman Catholic Church from September 3, 1914 to January 22, 1922; he succeeded Pope Pius X (1903–14). ... Saint Gabriel of Our Lady of Sorrows (born Francesco Possenti, in Assisi, March 1st, 1838 - Gran Sasso, February 27, 1862) was a Passionist student who entered the religious life after turning from a life devoted to excess. ... Marguerite-Marie Alacoque Saint Marguerite Marie Alacoque or Saint Margaret Mary Alacoque (22 July 1647-17 October 1690) was a French Catholic nun and mystic, who originated the Catholic devotion of the Sacred Heart in its modern form. ... The tone of this article is inappropriate for an encyclopedia. ...

By Pope John Paul II

  • March 11, 1984
    • Paula Frassinetti (1809–1882)
  • April 13, 1986
    • Francis Anthony Fasani (1681–1742)
  • October 12, 1986
    • Giuseppe Maria Tomasi (1649–1713)
  • October 18, 1987
    • Lorenzo Ruiz (+1637)
    • Dominic Ibáñez de Erquicia, OP (1589–1633)
    • James Kyushei Tomonaga, OP, and 13 Philippine Companions
  • October 25, 1987
    • Giuseppe Moscati (1880–1927)
  • May 16, 1988
    • Martyrs of Paraguay:
      • Roque González de Santa Cruz (1576–1628)
      • Alfonso Rodríguez (+1628)
      • Juan de Castillo, SJ (1596–1628)
  • June 11, 1988
    • Eustochia Smeraldo Calafato (1434–1485)
  • December 11, 1988
    • Maria Rosa Molas y Vallvé (1815–1876)
  • April 9, 1989
    • Clelia Barbieri (1847–1870)
  • November 1, 1989
  • December 10, 1989
    • Mutien-Marie Wiaux, FSC (1841–1917)
  • December 9, 1990
    • Marguerite d’Youville (1701–1771)
  • November 17, 1991
    • Raphael Kalinowski, OCD (1835–1907)
  • May 31, 1992
    • Claude La Colombière, SJ (1641–1682)
  • October 11, 1992
    • Ezequiel Moreno y Díaz (1848–1906)
  • March 21, 1993
    • Mary of St. Ignatius (Claudine Thévenet) (1774–1837)
    • Sister Teresa de Jesus de los Andes (Juana Fernández Solar) (1900–1920)
  • June 16, 1993
    • Enrique de Ossó y Cercelló (1840–1896)
  • September 8, 1993
    • Saint Meinardo (1134/36–1196)
  • May 21, 1995
  • July 2, 1995
    • Martyrs of Kosice (+1619):
    • Marek Krizin (1588–1619)
    • Stefan Pongracz (1582–1609)
    • Melichar Grodziecki, SJ (1584–1619)
  • December 3, 1995
    • Eugene de Mazenod (1782–1861)
  • June 2, 1996
    • Jean-Gabriel Perboyre (1802–1840)
    • Egidio Maria of Saint Joseph (Francis Anthony Postillo) (1729–1812)
    • Juan Grande Román, O.H. (1546–1600)
  • June 8, 1997
    • Hedwig, queen of Poland (1374–1399)
  • June 10, 1997
    • John of Dukla (1414–1484)
  • April 18, 1999
    • Marcellin Joseph Benoît Champagnat (1789–1840)
    • John Calabria (1873–1954)
    • Agostina Livia Pietrantoni (1864–1894)
  • June 16, 1999
    • Sister Kunegunda Kinga (1234–1292)
  • November 21, 1999
    • Brother Cyrill Bertrán and 8 Companions (+1934)
    • Inocencio de la Inmaculada (+1937)
    • Benedict Menni, OH (1841–1914)
    • Thomas of Cori, OFM (1655–1729)
  • April 30, 2000
  • May 21, 2000
    • Cristóbal Magallanes Jara (1869–1927)
    • Román Adame Rosales
    • Rodrigo Aguilar Aleman
    • Julio Álvarez Mendoza
    • Luis Batis Sáinz
    • Agustín Caloca Cortés
    • Mateo Correa Megallanes
    • Atilano Cruz Alvarado
    • Miguel De La Mora De La Mora
    • Pedro Esqueda Ramírez
    • Margarito Flores García
    • José Isabel Flores Varela
    • David Galván Bermudes
    • Salvador Lara Puente
    • Pedro de Jesús Maldonado Lucero
    • Jesús Méndez Montoya
    • Manuel Morales
    • Justino Orona Madrigal
    • Sabas Reyes Salazar
    • José María Robles Hurtado
    • David Roldán Lara
    • Toribio Romo González
    • Jenaro Sánchez Delgadillo
    • Tranquilino Ubiarco Robles
    • David Uribe Velasco
    • José Maria de Yermo y Parres (1851–1904)
    • María de Jesús Sacramentado Venegas (1868–1959)
  • July 30, 2002
    • Hermano Pedro de San José de Betancurt
  • May 18, 2003
    • Józef Sebastian Pelczar
    • Urszula Ledóchowska
    • Maria De Mattias
    • Virginia Centurione Bracelli

Coat of Arms of Pope John Paul II. The Letter M is for Mary, the mother of Jesus, to whom he held strong devotion Pope John Paul II (Latin: ), (Italian: Giovanni Paolo II), born   [](May 18, 1920, Wadowice, Poland – April 2, 2005, Vatican City) reigned as Pope of the Catholic... Blessed Crispin of Viterbo, OFM Cap, (1668 - 19 May 1750) was a member of the Order of Friars Minor Capuchin. ... Maximilian Kolbe (January 8, 1894 – August 14, 1941), also known as Maksymilian or Massimiliano Maria Kolbe and Apostle of Consecration to Mary, born as Rajmund Kolbe, was a Polish Franciscan friar who volunteered to die in place of a stranger in the German concentration camp at Auschwitz in Poland. ... The Order of Friars Minor and other Franciscan movements are disciples of Saint Francis of Assisi. ... Saint Marguerite Bourgeoys (feast day: January 12) was born on April 17, 1620, the sixth of twelve children of devout parents. ... Saint Leopold Bogdan Mandić (May 12, 1866 – June 30, 1942) was a Croatian born in Herceg Novi, Montenegro in Boka Kotorska, and died in Padova, Italy. ... St. ... The Roman Catholic faith came to Korea at the beginning of the 17th century, primarily through the work of lay catechists. ... Saint (Brother) Miguel Febres Cordero FSC (1854-1910) was a member of the Order of the Institute of the Brothers of the Christian Schools. ... Saint Lorenzo Ruiz (c. ... Father Roque González de Santa Cruz S.J. was born in Asunción, Paraguay on November 17, 1576. ... The Vietnamese Martyrs also known as the Martyrs of Tonkin, Martyrs of Annam or Martyrs of IndoChina, are saints on the Roman Catholic liturgical calendar canonized by Pope John Paul II. Their feast day is 24 November although several of these saints have another memorial day as they were beatified... Saint Rose Philippine Duchesne (August 29, 1769 - November 18, 1852), was a Catholic nun and French saint, she was born in Grenoble, France and died in St. ... Magdalene of Canossa was born to a Veronese family in 1774; her father died in 1779 and her mother abandoned her in 1781. ... Riccardo Pampuri (August 2, 1897 - May 1, 1930), was an Italian Medical Doctor from Trivolzio and is a canonized saint in the Roman Catholic Church. ... Agnes of Bohemia Saint Agnes of Bohemia (Czech ) (or Agnes of Prague) was the first saint from a Central European country to be canonized by Pope John Paul II before the 1989 Velvet Revolution. ... Saint Albert Chmielowski a. ... Saint Mutien-Marie Wiaux (20 March 1841–30 January 1917) was a Belgian member of the Brothers of Christian Schools. ... Saint Raphael Kalinowski (Polish: ) (September 1, 1835 – November 15, 1907) was a Polish Discalced Carmelite friar born as Józef Kalinowski in the city of Wilno, in Poland under Russian occupation (currently, Vilnius, Lithuania). ... Saint John Sarkander (1576-1620), Moravian priest In 1609 consecrated. ... This article is about the 14th-century queen and saint. ... Edith Stein (October 12, 1891 - August 9, 1942), known after her reception into the Carmelite Order as Teresa Benedicta of the Cross and canonized under the latter name in 1998, was a philosopher, feminist, Carmelite nun, and martyr who died at Auschwitz. ... Edith Stein (October 12, 1891 – August 9, 1942) was a philosopher, a Carmelite nun, martyr, and saint of the Catholic Church, who died at Auschwitz. ... Saint Faustina Saint Maria Faustina Kowalska of the Most Blessed Sacrament (born Helena Kowalska) (August 25, 1905, GÅ‚ogowiec, Poland - October 5, 1938, Kraków, Poland) - a Polish Catholic saint and mystic. ... Seminary Photo of Cristóbal Magallanes Cristóbal Magallanes Jara was born in Totatiche, Jalisco, Mexico on July 30, 1869. ... Talk Category: ... Talk Category: ... Saint Toribio Romo González was a Mexican martyr who died in the Cristero War On May 21, 2000, Pope John Paul II canonized a group of 25 saints and martyrs arising from the Mexican Cristero War. ... Saint Jenaro Sánchez Delgadillo was a Mexican martyr who died in the Cristtero War Category: ... The Chinese Martyrs were 120 Christian missionaries and laypeople martyred in China during the 19th and 20th centuries. ... Katharine Drexel (November 26, 1858 - March 3, 1955) is a Catholic Saint. ... ~ Josephine Bakhita Josephine Bakhita (1869 — February 8, 1947) is a Roman Catholic saint. ... June 10 is the 161st day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (162nd in leap years), with 204 days remaining. ... 2001 (MMI) was a common year starting on Monday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Saint Rafqa, Second saint of the Lebanese Maronite Order. ... May 19 is the 139th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (140th in leap years). ... For album titles with the same name, see 2002 (album). ... Saint Paulina of the Agonizing Heart of Jesus, born Amabile Lucia Visintainer (Vigolo Vattaro, December 16, 1865 — São Paulo, July 9, 1942) was a religious Italian-Brazilian officially proclaimed saint on May 19, 2002, by Pope John Paul II. // In September 1875 her poor family, emigrated from Italy to... June 16 is the 167th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (168th in leap years), with 198 days remaining. ... For album titles with the same name, see 2002 (album). ... Francesco Forgione (May 25, 1887 — September 23, 1968), canonized Saint Pio of Pietrelcina, was an Italian priest. ... July 30 is the 211th day (212th in leap years) of the year in the Gregorian Calendar, with 154 days remaining. ... For album titles with the same name, see 2002 (album). ... Statue of the saint at his shrine in the cave near El Médano. ... July 31 is the 212th day (213th in leap years) of the year in the Gregorian Calendar, with 153 days remaining. ... For album titles with the same name, see 2002 (album). ... Tradition maintains that Juan Diego Cuauhtlatoatzin (1474 – May 30, 1548) was an indigenous Mexican who witnessed an apparition of the Virgin Mary as Our Lady of Guadalupe. ... October 6 is the 279th day of the year (280th in leap years). ... For album titles with the same name, see 2002 (album). ... Saint Josemaría Escrivá de Balaguer (Thursday, January 9, 1902 – Thursday, June 26, 1975) (also known as Jose María or Josemaría Escrivá de Balaguer y Albas, born José María Mariano Escriba Albas) was a Spanish Catholic priest and founder of the Prelature of the Holy Cross and... May 4 is the 124th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (125th in leap years). ... 2003 (MMIII) was a common year starting on Wednesday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Pedro Poveda was born in Linares, Spain on December 3, 1874. ... May 18 is the 138th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (139th in leap years). ... 2003 (MMIII) was a common year starting on Wednesday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Julia Maria Ledóchowska (17 April 1865 in Loosdoor, Austria - 29 May 1939 in Rome, Italy) was a Catholic nun and the foundress of the Congregation of Ursuline Sisters of Agonizing Heart of Jesus. ... October 5 is the 278th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (279th in Leap years). ... 2003 (MMIII) was a common year starting on Wednesday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Saint Daniel Comboni, or Daniele Comboni, (March 15, 1831 - October 10, 1881) was a Roman Catholic priest and saint from Italy, who was appointed Bishop in Africa. ... Saint Arnold Janssen (November 5, 1837 _ January 15, 1909) was a Roman Catholic priest best known for founding the mission Society of the Divine Word, the members of which are known as Divine Word Missionaries, and two missions for women. ... Saint Joseph Freinademetz (April 15, 1852 - January 28, 1908) was a Roman Catholic priest and saint, and, as a member of the Society of the Divine Word, was a missionary in China. ... May 16 is the 136th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (137th in leap years). ... 2004 (MMIV) was a leap year starting on Thursday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Categories: Possible copyright violations ... To meet Wikipedias quality standards, this article or section may require cleanup. ... Please wikify (format) this article as suggested in the Guide to layout and the Manual of Style. ... Saint Gianna Beretta Molla (October 4, 1922 - April 28, 1962) was an Italian pediatrician, wife and mother who is best known for refusing an abortion to end her pregnancy, despite warnings that having her fourth child could kill her. ...

By Pope Benedict XVI

Papal Arms of Pope Benedict XVI. The papal tiara was replaced with a bishops mitre, and pallium of the Pope was added beneath the coat of arms. ... October 23 is the 296th day of the year (297th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... 2005 (MMV) was a common year starting on Saturday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Archbishop of Lwów Józef Bilczewski Monument of Józef Bilczewski in Latin Cathedral in Lwów Saint Józef Bilczewski (1860-1923) was a Catholic archbishop of the city of Lwów of the Latins, a professor of theology at the Lwów University and a rector of... This article or section does not cite its references or sources. ... Zygmunt Gorazdowski is a Roman Catholic saint. ... Alberto Hurtado Cruchaga was a Jesuit priest of Chile. ... Saint Felice da Nicosia was born in Nicosia, Sicily, on November 5, 1715 he was a Capuchin friar, and is a saint in the Roman Catholic Church. ... October 15 is the 288th day of the year (289th in leap years). ... For the Manfred Mann album, see 2006 (album). ... Bishop Rafael Guizar Valencia, born April 26, 1878 and died in 1938, was a Catholic bishop that cared for the wounded and dying in Mexicos 1910-17 revolution. ... Saint Mother Theodore Guerin was born October 2, 1798, in the village of Etables-sur-Mer in Brittany, France. ... Filippo Smaldone (July 27, 1848 - June 4, 1923} is a saint in the Roman Catholic Church. ... Rosa Venerini (born 1656 in Viterbo; died at Rome in 1728) was an Italian nun recently canonized by Pope Benedict XVI. She was known for setting up the first school for girls in Italy. ...


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List of saints - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (447 words)
A small selection of Christian saints are listed below in alphabetical order by Christian name, but if necessary by surname, the place or attribute part of name as well.
Among the Eastern Orthodox and Oriental Orthodox Communions, the numbers may be even higher, since there is no fixed process of "canonization" and each individual jurisdiction within the two Orthodox communions independently maintains parallel lists of saints that have only partial overlap.
List of canonizations, for a list of Catholic canonizations by date
CANONIZATION - Online Information article about CANONIZATION (1744 words)
June 1231, canonized on the 3rd of June 1232).
process of canonization, which follows that of beatification, is usually less lengthy.
Synod, also canonize their saints after a preliminary examination of their titles to public cultus.
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