lunedì 12 giugno 2017

Sainthood cause for Mindanao martyr gains momentum
Sainthood could be the next honor for a 16th century Italian Jesuit missionary whose memory still lingers in a southern Philippine province. A drive to canonize Fr. Francesco Palliola appears to be gaining momentum. Bishop Severo Caermare of Dipolog said that sainthood is a tedious process but the whole procedure is driven by “cult” or popular devotion. (...)