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Canonization Mass in Saint Peter Church. 16 October 2016

Date:

10/18/2016


Canonization Mass in Saint Peter Church. 16 October 2016

On the 16th of October, 2016, in St. Peter's Square (Rome), Pope Francis canonized seven new Saints during the canonization Mass. Among them, there are two Italian priests, Lodovico Pavoni e Alfonso Maria Fusco; one Spanish bishop, Manuel Gonzáles García; two French, the martyr lassallean Salomone Leclercq and the mystic Elisabeth of the Holy Trinity; one Argentine priest, Giuseppe Gabriele del Rosario Brochero; and the secular Mexican, Giuseppe Sanchez del Rio, martyr when he was only 14 years old.

The Italian delegation included: the Minister for Constitutional Reforms and Relations with the Parliament, Maria Elena Boschi, the Ambassador of Italy to the Holy See, Daniele Mancini, and the General Secretary of the Presidency of the Council of Ministers, Paolo Aquilanti.


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