It’s Official: Pope Luciani to Be Beatified in 2022
Monday, December 27, 2021
Shortly before Christmas Eve, the Prefect of the Causes of Saints , Cardinal Marcello Semeraro, communicated to the Bishop of Belluno-Feltre, Mons. Renato Marangoni, the official date of the long-awaited ceremony for the beatification of Albino Luciani, Pope John Paul I.
On Sunday September 4, 2022
in St. Peter’s in the Vatican
Pope Francis will proclaim blessed
Albino Luciani, Pope John Paul I.
Papa Luciani Is One Step Closer to Sainthood
Thursday, November 9, 2017
Pope Francis approved a decree of heroic virtue today that attaches the title “Venerable” to the late pope John Paul I.
A special committee of theologians favored recognizing the pope’s heroic virtues, and on Tuesday the members of the Vatican’s Congregation for the Causes of Saints, endorsed the decree.
Francis, who is fond of quoting John Paul I has the option of waiving the requirement of a second miracle. A first, the nearly instantaneous cure of an Italian man whose body was riddled with cancer has passed muster with the investigatory committee.
MORE TO COME!
Mo Guernon, Ed.M / Biographer