Pope Francis meets with Argentine pilgrims on Feb. 9, 2024, ahead of the historic canonization of the county’s first female saint on Sunday, Feb. 11, 2024. | Credit: Vatican Media

Pope Francis: Argentina’s First Female Saint Shows us "the path of holiness"

Feb 9, 2024

Pope Francis met with Argentine pilgrims on Friday morning ahead of the historic canonization of the county’s first female saint on Sunday.

Detail of a mural showing Blessed Stanley Rother being welcomed into heaven at the new Blessed Stanley Rother Shrine in Oklahoma City. | Credit: Joe Holdren/EWTN News

What is the Process for Canonization? A guide for All Saints’ Day 

Nov 1, 2023

On the day the Church celebrates the Church triumphant in heaven, we take a closer look at the formal process the Church uses to declare someone a saint.

Banner of St. Artemide Zatti at his canonization Mass on Oct. 9, 2022. | Daniel Ibanez/CNA

Pope Francis Canonizes Two Saints: St. Artemide Zatti, St. Giovanni Battista Scalabrini

Oct 9, 2022

The Catholic Church gained two new saints on Sunday as Pope Francis canonized St. Artemide Zatti and St. Giovanni Battista Scalabrini.

Canonization Mass on May 15, 2022. Daniel Ibanez/CNA

Religious Men, Women, Priests, Lay Man among 10 New Saints Canonized at Vatican

May 15, 2022

It was the Church’s first canonization since October 2019.

A stained glass window depicting Blessed Marie Rivier in the motherhouse of Sisters of the Presentation of Mary in France. Public domain

Pope Francis Approves Miracle Attributed to a French Nun Who Will Be Made a Saint

Dec 13, 2021

The miracle attributed to Rivier, who can now be canonized as a saint in the Catholic Church, involved the healing of a newborn baby in the Philippines in 2015.