The meeting of cardinals and promoters of the sainthood causes, also known as an "ordinary public consistory," formally ends the process of approving a new saint.
Pope Francis has opened the door to the canonization of Blessed Mother Teresa of Calcutta He did so this afternoon Dec 17 when he recognized the miraculous cure of a Brazilian man that took place at the end of 2008 nbsp The news was broken unofficially this evening by the Italian Catholic daily
The Vatican Concordat With Hitler's Reich: The Concordat of 1933 was ambiguous in its day and remains so.
Seventy years ago a fateful meeting occurred in Rome. The Vatican’s secretary of state, Cardinal Eugenio Pacelli (the future Pope Pius XII), and Germany’s vice chancellor, Franz von Papen, formally signed a concordat between the Holy See and the German Reich on July 20, 1933.