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New papal motu proprio re: the making of saints

Yesterday, July 11, 2017, the Holy Father released a motu proprio that enacts a third category of those eligible for sainthood: Those who gives their lives in an act of charity. This is in addition to the two previous categories, those who died in odium fidei (hatred of the faith, i.e., martyrs) and those who died after living a life of heroic Christian virtue.

Here is the Google Translate version of the document, which is at this point only available in Latin and Italian: Continue reading

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