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A Brazilian seminarian who served the poor and drowned aged 34 could be beatified

Pope Francis leaves St Peter's Square after the beatification Mass (AP)

Two-week extraordinary synod of bishops ends with beatification Mass

Pope John Paul I who was also known as 'The Smiling Pope' (CNS)

Document advancing beatification of ‘the Smiling Pope’ will be submitted this autumn

Bonnie Engstrom claims that her son's life was saved when she prayed to Archbishop Fulton Sheen (CNS)

Case to be reviewed by Congregation for the Causes of the Saints ahead of possible beatification

Pope Francis waves to journalists on board his flight to Rome (PA)

Pontiff tells press during in-flight media conference that ‘no miracle has been found yet’

Pope Paul VI offers a blessing to the faithful in Rome before flying to Istanbul in 1967 (Photo: CNS)

Pope Francis will beatify his predecessor on October 19, the Vatican has announced

Mgr Vladimir Ghika helped restore France's ties with the Holy See (Photo: CNS)

Mgr Vladimir Ghika died after three years of imprisonment

Focherini died at a Nazi concentration camp from an infection on December 27, 1944 Photo: PA

Odoardo Focherini will be the first Italian beatified for assisting the Jewish people

Spanish students hold portraits of clergy killed in the Spanish Civil War, during a 2007 beatification ceremony at the Vatican (Photo: CNS)

Pope paves the way for 95 men and women killed in the conflict to be beatified

Faithful gather in front of a giant picture of Father Giuseppe Puglisi during his beatification ceremony in Palermo (Photo: PA)

Criticism comes after beatification ceremony for priest murdered by Cosa Nostra