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Decrees for the Causes of Saints, 10.05.2016

Vatican City, 10 May 2016 – Yesterday, 9 May, the Holy Father Francis received in a private audience Cardinal Angelo Amato, S.D.B., prefect of the Congregation for the Causes of Saints, during which he authorised the Congregation to promulgate the following decrees:


- Blessed Ludovico Pavoni, Italian priest and founder of the Congregation of the Sons of Mary Immaculate (1784-1849);

- Blessed Salomon Leclerq (né Guillaume-Nicolas-Louis) , French martyr, of the De La Salle Brothers (1745-1792);


- Rafaél Manuel Almansa Riaño, Colombian diocesan priest of the Order of Friars Minor (1840-1927).