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Relics of Fr Solanus Casey, who fed the hungry during the Great Depression, were collected and sent to Rome

People who lived a good Catholic life and who freely accepted a certain and premature death for the good of others will now be considered for beatification

Father Solanus Casey will be beatified after the authenticity of a miracle is recognised by Pope Francis

The beatification of Fr John Sullivan, a Jesuit famed for for the power of his prayers, will take place in Dublin later this month

The beatification of Fr John Sullivan SJ will be the first ever held in Ireland

Pope Francis is likely to canonise Blesseds Francisco and Jacinta Marto during his trip to Fatima in May

Fr Stanley Rother was gunned down in his rectory during the civil war in Guatemala

Cardinal Angelo Amato said Blessed Wladyslaw Bukowinski ‘showed how faith can bring down walls’

November 5 will mark the beatification of 38 Catholic martyrs persecuted under the Albanian communist regime in the latter part of the 20th century

Two Poles and one Italian were killed by Shining Path guerrillas in 1991