On 8 June 2018, the Holy Father Francis received in audience His Eminence Cardinal Angelo Amato, S.D.B., prefect of the Congregation of the Causes of Saints. During the audience, the Supreme Pontiff authorized the same Congregation to promulgate the decrees regarding:
- the miracle attributed to the intercession of Blessed Nunzio Sulprizio, layperson, born in Pescosansonesco, Italy, on 13 April 1817 and died in Naples, Italy, on 5 May 1836;
- the miracle attributed to the intercession of the Venerable Servant of God María Concepción Cabrera Arias de Armida, layperson and mother; born in San Luis Potosí, Mexico, on 8 December 1862 and died in Mexico City, Mexico, on 3 March 1937;
- the miracle attributed to the intercession of the Venerable Servant of God Maria Guadalupe Ortiz de Landázuri y Fernández de Heredia, layperson, of the Personal Prelature of the Holy Cross and of Opus Dei, born in Madrid, Spain, on 12 December 1916 and died in Pamplona, Spain, on 16 July 1975;
- the martyrdom of the Servants of God Enrico Angelo Angelelli Carletti, bishop of La Rioja, Gabriel Joseph Roger Longueville, diocesan priest, Carlos de Dios Murias, professed priest of the Order of Friars Minor Conventual, and Wenceslao Pedernera, layperson and father; killed in hatred of the faith in Argentina in 1976.