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

A prayer card promoting the canonisation cause of Father Augustus Tolton (CNS)

Cardinal George closed the investigation into the life and virtues of Father Augustus Tolton on September 29

Archbishop Fulton Sheen (CNS)

The Diocese of Peroria has announced that the archbishop’s Cause has been suspended indefinitely

GK Chesterton in Brighton in 1935  (AP) Below: Statue of St Therese Lisieux at The National Shrine of St Therese in Darien, USA (CNS)

Father John Udris, who is investigating GK Chesterton’s Cause, says his public persona belied humility

An image from a YouTube tribute

One day this woman will be a saint

Two weeks ago a young Italian mother gave up her life for her unborn child in a stunning act of saintliness, says Paul Williams

Bishop of Kansas City-St Joseph opens Cause of Sister Marie de Mandat-Grancey

Promoters believe the couple could serve as an enduring example of a holy marriage

A postcard of John Paul II is displayed at a shop in Rome near the Vatican (CNS)

Morning Catholic must-reads: 13/01/11

A daily guide to what’s happening in the Catholic Church

Benedict XVI speaks during this morning's general audience

Today’s Catholic must-reads: 12/01/11

A daily guide to what’s happening in the Catholic Church

Blessed John Paul II's notebooks are set to be published on February 5

Doctors and theologians find that the healing of a French nun from Parkinson’s is scientifically inexplicable