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Hindu man who converted set to become first Indian layperson to get sainthood

November 12, 2021 3:15 am

Devasahayam Pillai, believed to have attained martyrdom for the faith, will become the first layperson from India to attain sainthood. All other Indians elevated as saints have been members of the clergy.

'Faithful' Detroit priest beatified by Catholic church

November 19, 2017 8:32 am

Father Solanus can be made a saint in the years ahead if a second miracle is attributed to him. He's only the second U.S.-born man to be beatified by the church, joining the Rev. Stanley Rother, a priest killed in Guatemala's civil war, who was beatified in Oklahoma in September.

Mother Teresa to become saint on September 4, Sisters of Charity excited

March 16, 2016 2:36 pm

Francis made the announcement at a meeting of cardinals to give the final approval to several sainthood causes.

45 Jains embark on road to sainthood

December 02, 2014 4:55 am

Thousands of Jains from Surat and other parts of state and elsewhere were present at Ichhanath.

India's Father Kuriakose Chavara and Sister Euphrasia canonised by Pope in Vatican

November 24, 2014 4:04 pm

Father Kuriakose Elias Chavara and Sister Euphrasia from India were on Sunday conferred Sainthood by Pope Francis.

Pope Francis clears John Paul II,John XXIII for sainthood

July 06, 2013 1:22 am

Pope Francis Friday cleared Pope John Paul II for sainthood,approving a miracle attributed to his intercession and setting