Thousands attend Italian nun's beatification in Kenya

Tens of thousands of people gathered in a central Kenyan town on Saturday to attend the beatification ceremony of an Italian nun who worked for many years in the East African nation.

May 24, 2015, 00:25 AM IST

Kenyan Catholics celebrate beatification of Italian nun

 Tens of thousands of Catholics gathered in the Kenyan town of Nyeri on Saturday for the beatification ceremony of an Italian nun, a key step towards sainthood.

May 23, 2015, 13:03 PM IST

Pope Francis OKs miracle for Paul VI in sainthood process

Pope Francis has approved a miracle credited to the intercession of Paul VI and set the date for the late pontiff`s beatification for October 19, the Vatican said today.

May 10, 2014, 18:55 PM IST

18th century `martyr` to be beatified by Church

An 18th century `martyr` will be beatified by a Catholic church on December 2 at Nagarcoil in Tamil Nadu.

Nov 27, 2012, 13:11 PM IST

Brazilian nun beatified, on path to sainthood

Pope Benedict signed decree beatifying Sister Dulce in December 2010.

May 23, 2011, 10:25 AM IST

Pope Benedict XVI declares John Paul II `blessed`

Pope John Paul II has been moved one step closer to possible sainthood.

May 01, 2011, 18:08 PM IST

Pilgrims gather for beatification of John Paul II

Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe also landed in Rome on Saturday.

May 01, 2011, 00:25 AM IST

`Pope John Paul II wished to take a dip in Ganga`

Late Pope John Paul II will be beatified on May 1 ahead of conferment of sainthood by the Vatican.

Apr 29, 2011, 13:23 PM IST

Indians to participate in Pope John Paul II`s beatification

Scores of Indian Christians,
including the clergy and followers, will participate in the
beatification ceremony of late Pope John Paul II to be held in
Vatican city in Rome on May 1.

Apr 20, 2011, 20:58 PM IST

Rome booked out for John Paul II beatification

The Vatican expects over 2 million people to flock to the ceremony on May 1.

Feb 10, 2011, 13:28 PM IST

Pope John Paul to be beatified May 1

Pope Benedict approves a miracle attributed to the beatification of John Paul II on May 1.

Jan 15, 2011, 00:23 AM IST

Evidence mounts over John Paul II beatification

Evidence is mounting that
the Pope will soon approve the miracle needed to beatify Pope
John Paul II.

Jan 14, 2011, 00:04 AM IST

John Paul beatification just needs Pope`s nod: Reports

The beatification of late
Polish Pope John Paul II -- a key step on the path to
sainthood -- just needs the pope`s signature to make it
official, Italian media report.

Jan 12, 2011, 23:30 PM IST

Pope praises courage of those who fought the Nazis

Benedict moves Newman a step closer to possible sainthood at open-air Mass.

Sep 19, 2010, 18:34 PM IST

Church beatifies Pole slain by communists in 1984

The priest was murdered 25 years ago by Poland`s communist secret police.

Jun 06, 2010, 16:15 PM IST

John Paul II moves a step closer to beatification

Pope Benedict XVI has moved Pope John Paul II one step closer to possible beatification, the milestone before sainthood.

Dec 19, 2009, 18:51 PM IST