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Canonizations in Rome - October, 2017

October 12, 2017
In Rome, in Saint Peter’s Square, Pope Francis will canonize the following:
  • Blessed Angelo da Acri, Italian Capuchin priest (1669-1739);
  • Blessed Faustino Miguez Gonzalez, Spanish Piarist priest, founder of the Calasanzian
    Institute (1831-1925);
  • Blessed Cristobal, Blessed Antonio, Blessed Juan, Martyrs of Tlaxcala: 3 children killed for having embraced the Christian faith in Mexico, in 1527 and 1529;
  • Blessed Andre de Soveral, Blessed Ambrosio Francisco Ferro, and Blessed Mateus Moreira, and 27 others: 30 Martyrs killed on July 16 th and October 3 rd 1645 in Brazil.
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