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DECREES OF THE CONGREGATION OF THE CAUSES OF SAINTS

Vatican City, 31 October 2013 (VIS) - Today, during a private audience with Cardinal Angelo Amato S.D.B., prefect of the Congregation for the Causes of Saints, Pope Francis authorised 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).

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