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Pedro Arrupe’s cause for sainthood underway

SPAIN (Agencies): Father Pedro de Arrupe Gondra, the 28th Superior General of the Society of Jesus (The Jesuits), who led the Jesuits from 1965 to 1983, is in the process of being beatified. 
 
Cardinal Angelo de Donatis, the Cardinal Vicar of Rome has given the diocese of Rome approval to open the process of his beatification, announced Jesuit Superior General Arturo Sosa, S.J. at a meeting in Bilbao, Spain of Jesuits and lay associates involved with the International Association of Jesuit Universities.
 

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Pope Paul VI Archbishop Romero up for sainthood

VATICAN (CNS and SE): Pope Francis cleared the way for the canonisations of Blessed Pope Paul VI and Blessed Archbishop Oscar Romero at a meeting on March 6 with Cardinal Angelo Amato, prefect of the Congregation for the Causes of Saints.
 
He recognised a miracle attributed to Blessed Paul, who, according Pietro Cardinal Parolin, the Vatican secretary of state, will be declared a saint in late October at the end of the Synod of Bishops on youth and discernment. 
 

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