Fra Angelico
The Italian artist Guido di Pietro da Mugello, better known as Fra Angelico, was considered blessed even before he was beatified because of the way he lived ...
Francis of Fabriano
Francis of Fabriano (Francesco Venimbeni or Veninbeni) (b. 2 September 1251; d. 22 April 1322) was an Italian Franciscan writer. He was beatified in 1775.
Having completed the study of humanities ...
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Gabriele Allegra
The Blessed Gabriele Allegra, O.F.M., was a Franciscan Friar and Biblical scholar. He is best known for performing the first complete translation of the Catholic Bible into the Chinese language. His S...
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Bartolo Longo
Blessed Bartolo Longo (February 10, 1841 – October 5, 1926) was an Italian lawyer who was beatified by the Catholic Church. He was a former Satanist priest who returned to the Catholic faith and becam...
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Stephen Bellesini
Blessed Stephen Bellesini was a friar in the Order of the Hermits of St Augustine (OSA), who was born in Trent, Italy, on November 25, 1774, and died in Genazzano, Italy, on February 2, 1840.
Of t...
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Giuseppina Gabriela Bonino
Giuseppina Gabriela Bonino (1843–1906) was an Italian nun.
Simon of Cascia
Blessed Simon of Cascia (or Simeone Fidati) (c. 1295–1348) was an ascetic and preacher from Cascia, Italy. In his early days, he was influenced by the Spiritual Franciscan Angelo Clareno da Cingoli. ...
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Alberto Marvelli
Alberto Marvelli (21 March 1918 - 5 October 1946) was an Italian member of the Catholic Action.Born at Ferrara, he was given a Christian formation by his mother, who kept their home open to the poor...
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Bernardine of Feltre
The Blessed Bernardine of Feltre (sometimes Bernardinus of Feltre) was a Friar Minor and missionary, b. at Feltre, Italy, in 1439 and d. at Pavia, 28 September 1494. He is remembered in connexion with...
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Angelo Carletti di Chivasso
Blessed Angelo Carletti di Chivasso was a noted moral theologian of the Order of Friars Minor; born at Chivasso in Piedmont, in 1411; and died at Coni, in Piedmont, in 1495.His name in Latin is usuall...
Maria Cristina of Savoy
Maria Cristina of Savoy (Maria Cristina Carlotta Giuseppa Gaetana Efisia; 14 November 1812 – 21 January 1836) was the first Queen consort of Ferdinand II of the Two Sicilies. She died as a result of c...
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Margaret of Castello
Blessed Margaret of Castello (1287–1320) is an Italian Roman Catholic Church patron of the poor, crippled, and the unwanted. She was born blind, lame, deformed, hunchbacked and a dwarf, into a family ...
Pedro de Gante
Fray Pieter van der Moere, also known as Fray Pedro de Gante or Pedro de Mura (c. 1480 – 1572) was a Franciscan missionary in sixteenth century Mexico. Born in Geraardsbergen in present day Belg...
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Philippa Mareri
Blessed Philippa Mareri was born in 1190/1200 and died in 1236. Beatified in 1247, her sanctuary is in Borgo San Pietro, a frazione of Petrella Salto. Her feast day is February 16. She was the foundr...
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Bertha de Bardi
Blessed Bertha de Bardi (died 24 March 1163) was born in Florence. She was the daughter of Lothario di Ugo, Count of Vernio, and is ordinarily called Bertha de Bardi, but the name should probably be d...
Giacomo Alberione
Blessed James Alberione (Italian: Giacomo) (4 April 1884 – 26 November 1971), was an Italian Catholic priest, and the founder of the Society of St. Paul, the Daughters of St. Paul, The Pious Disci...
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Osanna of Mantua
The Blessed Osanna of Mantua, T.O.S.D. (also Hosanna) (17 January 1449, Mantua, Italy - 1505) was an Italian Dominican tertiary who gained notice as a stigmatic and mystic.
Osanna was the daughter...
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Francesco Bonifacio
Francesco Giovanni Bonifacio (September 7, 1912 – September 11, 1946) was an Italian Catholic priest, killed by the Yugoslav communists in Grisignana (then Italy now Croatia); he was beatified in Trie...
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Odoric of Pordenone
Odoric of Pordenone, OFM (Odorico Mattiussi or Mattiuzzi) was an Italian late-medieval Franciscan friar and missionary explorer. His account of his visit to China was an important source for the accou...
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Carino of Balsamo
Blessed Carino Pietro of Balsamo (died 1293), sometimes called St. Acerinus, was the murderer of Saint Peter of Verona (Saint Peter Martyr) who later repented his actions and became a Dominican lay br...
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Pacificus of Ceredano
Pacificus of Ceredano (Cerano) (born 1424 at Cerano, in the diocese of Novara in Lombardy, supposedly of the Ramati family; died 4 June 1482) (also known as Pacificus of Novara, or Novariensis) was an...
Battle of Vienna
The Battle of Vienna (German: Schlacht am Kahlen Berge or Kahlenberg; Polish: bitwa pod Wiedniem or odsiecz wiedeńska; Modern Turkish: İkinci Viyana Kuşatması, Ottoman Turkish: Beç Ḳalʿası Muḥāṣar...
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Luigi Beltrame Quattrocchi and Maria Corsini
Luigi Beltrame Quattrocchi (1880–1951) and Maria Corsini-Beltrame Quattrocchi (1884–1965) were two married laypeople who became the first couple to be beatified together, in 2001. According to Pope Jo...
Carlo Gnocchi
Blessed Carlo Gnocchi (25 October 1902 – 28 February 1956) was an Italian priest, educator and writer. He is venerated as a blessed by the Catholic Church.During World War II, he was a ...
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Conrad of Bavaria
Conrad of Bavaria (German: Konrad von Bayern; Italian: Corrado di Baviera) (c. 1105 – 17 March 1126 or 1154) was a Cistercian monk, the son of Henry the Black, Duke of Bavaria. The old M...
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Fra Angelico
Fra Angelico (born Guido di Pietro; c. 1395 – February 18, 1455) was an Early Italian Renaissance painter described by Vasari in his Lives of the Most Excellent Painters, Sculptors, and Architects as ...
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Ludovica Albertoni
Ludovica Albertoni, T.O.S.F., sometimes known as Louisa Albertoni or Ludovica Albertoni Cetera, was a Roman noblewoman during the Renaissance, who, after the loss of her husband, dedicated her life t...
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Raymond of Capua
The Blessed Raymond of Capua, O.P., (ca. 1330 – 5 October 1399) was a leading member of the Dominican Order and served as its Master General from 1380 until his death. He was beatified by the Catholic...
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Chiara Badano
Blessed Chiara Badano (October 29, 1971 – October 7, 1990) was a young Italian teenager who is currently in the process of being pronounced a saint by the Roman Catholic Church. At age nine she joined...
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