Tens of thousands of people were in St. Peter’s Square. Pontif recalls: “Holiness is not formed by a few heroic gestures, but by a lot of love every day.”
Afterwards, the 45,000 believers present in St. Peter’s Square raised loud applause and real applause. Pope Francisco He uttered the formula for the canonization of the ten new saints. There are six men and four women, including five Italians, three French, one Indian and one Dutchman. The Holy Father underlined:“Holiness is for all” “It’s not made with a few heroic gestures, but with a lot of everyday love,” he explains.
In particular, the newly canonized are: Titus Brandsma (1881-1942), priest of the Carmelite order, martyr; Lazarus (1712-1752), also known as the Helper of God, was a common man and martyr; Cesar de Bus (1544-1607), Presbyter, founder of the Christian Doctrine (Doctrine) Church; Luigi Maria Palazzo (1827-1886), Presbyter, Founder of the Institute of Powell Sisters – Palazzo Institute; Justiniano Maria Rusolillo (1891-1955), priest, founder of the Divine Vocational Society and Congregation of the Divine Vocational Sisters; Charles de Foucault (1858-1916), Presbyter; Mary Riviere (1768-1838), founder of the Church of the Sisters in the Presentation of the Virgin Mary; Maria Francesca de Gesu Rubato (1844-1904), virgin, founder of the Capuchin Tertiary Sisters of Loyano; Maria di Gesù Santocanale (1852-1923), Virgin, founder of the Congregation of the Capuchin Sisters of the Immaculate Conception of Lourdes; Maria Domenica Mantovani (1862-1934), virgin and co-founder and first Superior General of the Little Sisters Institute of the Holy Family.
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