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Pope Francis announced at the end of a question-and-answer sessions with pastors in the Diocese of Rome that Blessed Paul VI would be canonized this year.
Only relics that have been certified as authentic can be exposed for veneration by the faithful, said a new Vatican instruction.
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.
Global Sisters Report: Church leaders say the Nov. 4 beatification of Sr. Rani Maria will help evangelization in India, where preaching Christ's message has become increasingly difficult.