Pope to set date for canonizations at consistory

Pope Francis has cleared the way for the canonization of Blessed Giovanni Battista Scalabrini, founder of the Scalabrinian missionaries, dispensing the requirement of a miracle attributed to his intercession, the Vatican announced.

Two holy men take divergent paths toward sainthood

The book about Carlo Acutis shows an otherwise ordinary teenager living the faith with beauty, simplicity and trust and is highly recommended for confirmation-age students; the second book tells the story of Aloysius Schwartz’s journey to the mission fields and living the life of the poor while serving them.