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Today in South Africa, Samuel Benedict Daswa, a father killed in 1990 barely 25 years ago for his faith in the gospel, has been beatified,'' the Argentinian pontiff said in Italian.
The 188 Christians were beatified, or 'made holy', as the culmination of a 27-year effort, which began with a visit to Japan by Pope John Paul II in 1981.
Fr Leon Dehon, who founded the Sacred Heart of Jesus order in 1877, was to have been beatified on April 24 but the ceremony was postponed after John Paul II's death.
First published in 1833, The Dolorous Passion of Our Lord Jesus Christ is a work based on visions of Anne Catherine Emmerich, a stigmatic German nun of the Augustinian order expected to be beatified soon, as recorded by author Clemens Brentano.
A man of great depth and capable of an even greater perspective on things material and spiritual, he was beatified a saint in 1988.
Vatican officials are investigating a miracle, said to have been performed by her since she was beatified by Pope John Paul II four months ago in front of a 300,000 crowd.
On this day, the boys wear mantas y huaraches (ponchos and sandals), they are the "Juan Diego's" because they represent the beatified Indian who once saw the Virgin.
Today, he's known mainly as a saintly theologian who was beatified by the Catholic Church in 1988.
In 1992, the Pope beatified Escriva in a gesture praised by many bishops who supported reinvigorating the mission of lay people.
Although fourteen of these women were beatified much later, Catherine of Siena was the only canonized saint among them during this period.
He was beatified last year and is widely expected to go on to sainthood.
However, he was beatified by Pope John Paul II on Sept.