Pope John Paul II - Assassination attempt
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Second Vatican Council
The Second Vatican Council (Latin: Concilium Oecumenicum Vaticanum Secundum or informally known as Vatican II) addressed relations between the Roman Catholic Church and the modern world. It was the tw...
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Ceferino Giménez Malla
Ceferino Giménez Malla (also known as El Pelé, "the Strong One", or "the Brave One"; August 26, 1861 — August 8, 1936) was a Spanish Gypsy, a Roman Catholic catechist and activist for Spanish Romani c...
Bernard Mary of Jesus
Blessed Bernard Mary of Jesus, C.P., was a priest and member of the Congregation of the Passion, hailed as its ‘Second Founder’, born on 7 November 1831 in Rome, Italy; he died 9 December 1911 at Mori...
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Ángel Herrera Oria
Ángel Herrera Oria (19 November 1886 - 28 July 1968) was a Spanish journalist, Catholic lay leader, politician and later priest, bishop and cardinal.He co-founded and presided (1908-1935) the Asociaci...
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Annella Zervas
Sister Mary Annella Zervas, Servant of God (born April 7, 1900, Moorhead, Minnesota – died August 14, 1926, Moorhead, Minnesota) was an American Benedictine nun who died after a three-year battle with...
Edward Poppe
John Poppe (18 December 1890 - 10 June 1924) was a Belgian priest. He was declared blessed by Pope John Paul II on 3 October 1999.
Edward Joannes Maria Poppe was born in Temse in 1890 as the third...
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Bartolomé Blanco
Blessed Bartolomé Blanco Márquez (25 November 1914 – 2 October 1936) was a secretary of Catholic Action and a delegate to the Catholic Syndicates.
Born on 25 November 1914 in Pozoblanco, Có...
Jurgis Matulaitis-Matulevičius
Jurgis [George] Matulaitis (Polish: Jerzy Matulewicz; 13 April 1871 in the village of Lūginė, near Marijampolė, Lithuania, Russian Empire – 27 January 1927 in Kaunas, Lithuania) was a Roman Cathol...
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Miguel Pro
José Ramón Miguel Agustín Pro Juárez also known as Blessed Miguel Pro (born January 13, 1891 – executed November 23, 1927), was a Mexican Jesuit Catholic priest executed under the presidency of Pluta...
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Geevarghese Mar Ivanios
Archbishop Aboon Geevarghese Mar Ivanios (born 21 September 1882 as Geevarghese Panickeruveetil) was the main architect of the Reunion Movement and the first Metropolitan Archbishop of Trivandrum. He ...
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Alfredo Ildefonso Schuster
Blessed Alfredo Ildefonso Schuster, OSB (18 January 1880 – 30 August 1954), was a Benedictine monk and served as Cardinal and Archbishop of Milan during World War II.He was beatified on 12 May 1996 by...
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Charles de Foucauld
Blessed Charles Eugène de Foucauld (15 September 1858 – 1 December 1916) was a French Catholic religious and priest living among the Tuareg in the Sahara in Algeria. He was assassinated in 1916 outsid...
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Jan Franciszek Czartoryski
Prince Jan Franciszek Czartoryski or Blessed Michał (1897–1944) was a Polish noble, Dominican.Jan was activist of the young organisation "Odrodzenie" ("Rebirth") in Lwów. During the Warsaw Upris...
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Erich Klausener
Erich Klausener (January 25, 1885 – June 30, 1934) was a German Catholic politician who was murdered in the Night of the Long Knives as the Nazis purged their opponents.
Born in Düsseldorf t...
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Emil Kapaun
Emil Joseph Kapaun (April 20, 1916 – May 23, 1951) was a Roman Catholic priest and United States Army chaplain who died as a prisoner of war in the Korean War. In 1993, the Pope declared him a Se...
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Mary Magdalen Bentivoglio
Mary Magdalen Bentivoglio, O.S.C. (Italian: Maria Magdalena Bentivoglio, 29 July 1834 – 18 August 1905) was an Italian nun of the Order of St. Clare of the Primitive Observance. She was sent...
Luisa Piccarreta
The Servant of God Luisa Piccarreta, also known as "Little Daughter of the Divine Will," is under consideration for possible canonization as a saint of the Catholic Church. She was a mystic and autho...
Giovanni Palatucci
Giovanni Palatucci (May 31, 1909 – February 10, 1945) was an Italian police official who was long believed to have saved thousands of Jews in Fiume between 1939 and 1944 (current Rijeka in Croatia) fr...
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Cyprian Michael Iwene Tansi
Blessed Cyprian Michael Iwene Tansi (born in Aguleri, Anambra State, Nigeria in September 1903 – died in Leicester, England, 24 January 1964) was an Igbo Nigerian ordained a Roman Catholic...
Martyrs of the Spanish Civil War
Martyrs of the Spanish Civil War is the name given by the Catholic Church to the people who were killed by Republicans during the war because of their faith. As of July 2008, almost one thousand Spa...
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Marie-Clémentine Anuarite Nengapeta
Blessed Marie-Clémentine Anuarite Nengapeta (December 29, 1939 – December 1, 1964) was a member of the Holy Family Sisters in Bafwabaka, Belgian Congo, respectively Republic of the Congo (Leopoldville...
Claudio Granzotto
Claudio Granzotto, O.F.M. (23 August 1900 – 15 August 1947) was an Italian Franciscan friar and a noted sculptor of the mid-20th century. Due to the manner of his life, he has been beatified by the Ca...
Titus Brandsma
Titus Brandsma, O.Carm., was a Dutch Carmelite friar, Catholic priest and professor of philosophy. Brandsma was vehemently opposed to Nazi ideology and spoke out against it many times before the Secon...
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Solanus Casey
Solanus Casey (November 25, 1870 – July 31, 1957) was an American Capuchin friar and priest who was known during his lifetime as a wonderworker and is the first United States-born man to be decl...
Zdenka Cecília Schelingová
Blessed Zdenka Cecília Schelingová (December 24, 1916 – July 31, 1955), was a Slovak nun of the Congregation of the Sisters of Charity of the Holy Cross and a victim of communist persecution in ...
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Joseph C. Panjikaran
Mgr. Joseph C. Panjikaran (1888-1949) of Shertallay was a Syro-Malabar Catholic Monsignor, historian, theologian, journalist, and the founder of the Dharmagiri Hospital, Kothamangalam, and the Congreg...
Antonietta Meo
The Venerable Antonietta Meo (December 15, 1930 – July 3, 1937) was an Italian girl who may become the youngest saint who is a confessor (not a martyr) ever canonized by the Roman Catholic Church.
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Andrea Carlo Ferrari
Blessed Andrea Carlo Ferrari (13 August 1850 – 2 February 1921) was a Cardinal of the Roman Catholic Church who served as the Archbishop of Milan.
Ferrari was born in the village of Lalatta,...
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