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7-Jul-2001 -- Vatican Information Service

PROMULGATION OF DECREES BY CONGREGATION FOR CAUSES OF SAINTS

VATICAN CITY, JUL 7, 2001 (VIS) - This morning in the Clementine Hall, fifteen decrees were promulgated in the presence of the Holy Father, members of the Congregation for the Causes of Saints and the postulators of the respective causes. Cardinal Jose Saraiva Martins, prefect of the congregation, read a speech detailing the lives of the future Blesseds and Saints who, he said, radically lived the call to holiness that every Christian receives with baptism.

The 15 decrees are for:

MARTYRDOM:

- Servants of God Juan Bautista and Jiacinto de los Angelos, fathers of families, killed for hatred of the faith in 1700 in San Francisco Cajonos, Mexico.

- Servant of God Niklas Gross, German, layman, father of family, killed for his faith (1898-1945).

HEROIC VIRTUES:

- Servant of God Luigi Beltrame Quattrocchi, Italian, father of a family (1880-1951).

- Servant of God Maria Corsini, Italian, widow of Luigi Beltrame Quattrocchi, mother of a family (1884-1965).

MIRACLES:

- Blessed Umile da Bisignano, ne Luca Antonio Pirozzo, Italian, professed layman of the Order of Friars Minor (1582-1637).

- Blessed Pedro di San Jose de Betancur, Spanish, layman of the Third Order Secular of St. Francis and founder of the Bethlehem Brothers and Sisters (1619-1667).

- Blessed Paolina del Cuore Agonizzante di Gesu, Italian, nee Amabile Visintainer, foundress of the Congregation of the Little Sisters of the Immaculate Conception (died 1942).

- Servant of God Bartolomeo dei Martiri, Portuguese, ne Bartolomeo Fernandes, of the Order of Friars Preachers, archbishop of Braga (1514-1590).

- Servant of God Giovanni Antonio Farina, Italian, bishop of Vicenza and founder of the Institute of the Sisters Teachers of St. Dorothy, Daughters of the Sacred Heart (1803-1888).

- Servant of God Tommaso Maria Fusco, Italian, priest of the diocese of Nocera Inferiore-Samo, founder of the Congregation of the Daughters of Charity of the Most Precious Blood (1831-1891).

- Servant of God Luigi Tezza, professed priest of the Order of Clerics Regular, Ministers of the Sick, and founder of the Congregation of the Daughters of St. Camillus (1841-1923).

- Servant of God Maria del Transito di Gesu Sacramentato, Argentinean, nee Maria del Transito Cabanillas, foundress of the Congregation of Tertiary Sisters Franciscan Missionaries of Argentina (1821-1885).

- Servant of God Maria Pilar Izquierdo Albero, Spanish, foundress of the Missionary Work of Jesus and Mary (1906-1945).

- Servant of God Liduina Meneguzzi, Italian, nee Elisa Angela, professed religious of the Institute of St. Francis de Sales (1901-1941).

- Servant of God Luigi Beltrame Quattrocchi, Italian, father of a family (1880-1951)

and Servant of God Maria Corsini, Italian, widow of Luigi Beltrame Quattrocchi, mother of a family (1884-1965).



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