Vatican confirms meeting of cardinals to approve new saints
Posted on February 10, 2012 by Barb Fraze
You heard it here first! The Vatican today confirmed that, at the end of the Feb. 18 consistory, Benedict will hold a special session for all the cardinals to approve the canonization of new saints, including Blesseds Marianne Cope of Molokai and Kateri Tekakwitha. Such approval is needed before dates can be set for their canonizations.
Catholic News Service first reported this Feb. 2. Read about this announcement, as well as the upcoming consistory at which Pope Benedict will create new cardinals, here.
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