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Nunzio Sulprizio to be canonized on 14 October

· With Montini, Romero, two priests and two sisters ·

On 14 October, Nunzio Sulprizio, a 19-year-old Italian layman beatified by Pope Paul VI on 1 December 1963, will be proclaimed Saint. Pope Francis made the announcement on Thursday, 19 July, during the Ordinary Public Consistory for the vote on the Cause for Canonization of the young Blessed from the Abruzzi. Sulprizio therefore, will be canonized together with Pope Paul VI and a number of religious during the Synod of Bishops on “Young People, the Faith and Vocational Discernment”. At the Consistory of 19 May, it was announced that 14 October had been chosen for the Canonization of Pope Montini, Salvadorean Archbishop Oscar Romero, two diocesan priests and two religious sisters: a German and a Spanish missionary in Bolivia.




St. Peter’s Square

Dec. 9, 2019