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Founder of Hogar de Nazaret Recognized as Venerable

Spanish priest died in 1983

On Monday, Francis received in a private audience Cardinal Angelo Amato, prefect of the Congregation for the Causes of Saints, during which he authorised the Congregation to promulgate the following decrees:

HEROIC VIRTUES
– Servant of God Luis Zambrano Blanco, Spanish diocesan priest and founder of the Hogar de Nazareth Secular Institute (1909-1983);
– Servant of God Tiburcio Arnáiz Muñoz, Spanish professed priest of the Society of Jesus (1865-1926);
– Servant of God Maria Teresa Spinelli, Italian woman religious and founder of the Congregation of Augustinian Sisters, Servants of Jesus and Mary (1789-1850);
– Servant of God Maria Costanza Panas (née Agnese Pacifica), Italian professed religious of the Capuchin Poor Clares of the Monastery of Fabriano (1896-1963).

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