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Meet the Six Newest Venerable Servants of God in the Catholic Church

Montanyes Regalades/P. Projaing/Wikimedia Commons The sainthood causes of Father Miguel Costa y Llobera (1854–1922) and Sister Maria Margherita Diomira of the Incarnate Word (1651–1657) were advanced by Pope Francis on Jan. 19, 2023.

Interesting facts about the new Venerables including Father Costa y Llobera who died at the pulpit on Oct. 16, 1922, while he was giving a homily to mark the 300th anniversary of the canonization of St. Teresa of Ávila.