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Beatification Mass for Joan Roig Diggle in the Sagrada Família Basilica in Barcelona Nov. 7, 2020. Screenshot.

Teen Martyred while Protecting the Eucharist Beatified in Spain

Nov 8, 2020

A 19-year-old Spanish martyr who gave his life while protecting the Eucharist was beatified Saturday at a Mass in the Sagrada Família Basilica in Barcelona.

Pope Francis greets religious sisters at a general audience Oct. 30, 2019. Credit: Daniel Ibanez/CNA.

Pope Francis: 'Holiness is the true light of the Church'

Dec 12, 2019

Pope Francis said Thursday that the often hidden holiness lived out in everyday life is a true light within the Church.