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GK Chesterton sits on a bench in Brighton in 1935 (AP Photo)

Chesterton ‘addresses the narrowness and slipperiness of modern thinking’, says the author of a new guide to his work

Dorothy Day (AP)

The Archdiocese of New York announced a canonical inquiry into Day’s life last week

Pope Francis (AP)

Francis has approved decrees for 17 on path to sainthood

Mother Teresa is seen in Calcutta, India, in 1979 (Photo: PA)

Father Santos spoke about a parishioner who recovered from several brain tumours

Archbishop Leo Kushley and Fr Joe McAuley at the tomb of The Venerable Margaret Sinclair in St Patrick's Church, Cowgate, Edinburgh. (Ivon Bartholomew)

Cause of Edinburgh sister is relaunched

Venerable Margaret died in 1925 from TB while helping the poor

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

People in Wadowice, Poland, St John Paul II's hometown, celebrate his canonisation (CNS)

The Polish saint was not only a remarkable spiritual leader but an outstanding political figure

Benedict XVI

Former pope praises predecessor in collection of interviews