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Blessed Benedict Daswa Bakali (PA)

Blessed Benedict will be a great saint for those tempted by modern ‘white witches’

Christians in Lebanon (CNS)

Bishop Flavianus Michael Melki has been called a “model for holiness” for persecuted Christians

Archbishop Cushley and Norah Smith with a picture of her godmother. Below, the Venerable Margaret Sinclair

Norah Smith, 95, says she prays to the Venerable Margaret Sinclair every day

Pope Francis poses for a selfie in the Paul VI hall in the Vatican last week (CNS)

The Holy Father discussed his encyclical on the environment during the interview with an Argentine radio station

Pilgrims gather for Archbishop Oscar Romero's beatification Mass (CNS)

Note from the Pope is read out at beatification service on Saturday

Cardinal Daniélou

At last Cardinal Jean Daniélou is beginning to be honoured as he should be

A statue of Archbishop Oscar Romero in San Salvador (CNS)

A blessedly quick beatification

Romero’s case shows how deeply entrenched John Paul’s reforms to saint-making have become

Blessed Louis and Marie Zelie Guerin Martin, the parents of St Thérèse of Lisieux (CNS)

The canonisation ceremony for Blessed Louis and Zelie Martin is expected to take place during October’s synod

A statue of Archbishop Oscar Romero in San Salvador (CNS)

From the moment Archbishop Romero was killed it was seen by the people in the parishes of El Savador as martyrdom

A boy takes part in a commemoration of Archbishop Oscar Arnulfo Romero near the 30th anniversary of his death March 20 in San Salvador (CNS)

Archbishop’s killers ‘wanted to attack the Church that flowed from Vatican II’, says Cause promoter