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More than 60,000 people gathered for the beatification of beloved Capuchin friar Fr. Solanus Casey Nov. 18 in Detroit, moving him a step closer to canonization.
For decades during the Great Depression and afterward, Capuchin Franciscan Fr. Solanus Casey was the "go-to" guy for those who were sick, poor, afflicted or discouraged in their faith.
NCR Today: On Nov. 18, more than 60,000 people in Detroit will celebrate as Capuchin Fr. Solanus Casey is beatified, taking the next step to becoming an American saint.