An Ordinary Public Consistory was held by Pope Benedict XVI to announce the canonization on June 3, 2007 for the following Blesseds. The Brazilian priest will be canonized on May 11 when Pope Benedict XVI visits Brazil:
George Preca, priest and founder of the Societas Doctrinae Christianae
Szymon of Lipnica, priest of the Order of Friars Minor
Charles of St. Andrew, priest of the Congregation of the Passion
Antonio de Santa Ana, priest of the Order of Discalced Friars Minor and founder of the Convent of the Conceptionist Sisters "Recolhimento da luz."
Marie Eugenie de Jesus, founder of the Institute of the Sisters of the Assumption of the Virgin Mary.
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Argent by the Tiber
Friday, February 23, 2007
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