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​Four saints to be canonized on 18 October

· ​Ordinary Public Consistory for the vote on several causes ·

On Saturday, 27 June, Pope Francis held an Ordinary Public Consistory for the canonization of Blesseds Vincenzo Grossi, diocesan priest and founder of the Institute of the Daughters of the Oratory; Mary of the Immaculate Conception, woman religious and superior general of the Congregation of the Sisters of the Company of the Cross; and married couple: Ludovico Martin, layman and father; and Maria Azelia Guérin, laywoman and mother.

After receiving the cardinals’ counsel, the Bishop of Rome decided to inscribe the four blesseds in the list of saints. The date chosen for the canonization was 18 October of this year.

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