Monday, October 22, 2012

New Saints of the Church: St. Kateri Tekakwitha, St. Marianne Cope, and Others

Yesterday, October 21, 2012, Pope Benedict XVI canonized seven new saints, including two new American saints, Marianne Cope and Kateri Tekakwitha. Here is a video news report about the canonizations:

And here are some video excerpts from the pope's homily. (You can find the full text of his homily here.)

St. Kateri Tekakwitha:

St. Marianne Cope:

St. Pedro Calungsod:

UPDATE: Here is another article about the canonizations of these new saints, from the National Catholic Register.

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