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Blessed Louis and Zelie Martin

Blessed Louis and Zelie Martin were a shining example to their renowned daughter and still inspire Catholics today

Blessed Louis and Marie Zélie Guerin Martin, the parents of St Thérèse of Lisieux  (CNS photo/courtesy of Sanctuary of Lisieux)

Blessed Louis and Zélie Martin are expected to be declared saints at the family synod in October and their relics will tour the UK next month

St Teresa of Avila was born 500 years ago today in Gotarrendura, Spain

The witty Spanish saint was, in some ways, the Pope Francis of her time

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

Jean Vanier, founder of the International federation of L'Arche communities (CNS)

Vanier won this year’s Templeton Prize

Blessed Louis and Marie Zélie Guerin Martin, the parents of St Thérèse of Lisieux  (CNS photo/courtesy of Sanctuary of Lisieux)

Relics of Blessed Louis and Blessed Zélie Martin are to tour Portsmouth and Plymouth in May

Les Buissonnets, the childhood home of Léonie Martin and St Thérèse in Lisieux

Léonie Martin had a troubled childhood and was almost forgotten after her death

Francis leads Vespers at St Paul Outside the Walls in Rome at the end of the Week of Prayer for Christian Unity

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Pope Francis holds up a medallion of St Therese of Lisieux after answering questions from the media aboard his flight to Manila (CNS)

The Pope was given a framed image of the Little Flower during his flight from Sri Lanka to the Philippines

St John Eudes

French bishops give their backing to effort at plenary meeting in Lourdes