devasahayam: Devasahayam Pillai becomes 1st Indian layman to be declared saint by Pope | India News - Times of India
India News: Devasahayam was recommended for the process of Beatification by the Vatican in 2004, at the request of the Kottar diocese, Tamil Nadu Bishops' Council
Pope declares 10 new saints, including Dutch priest killed by Nazis
By Philip Pullella VATICAN CITY - Pope Francis on Sunday declared 10 people saints of the Roman Catholic Church, including an anti-Nazi Dutch priest murdered in the Dachau concentration camp and a French hermit monk assassinated in Algeria. The 85-year-old pope, who has been using a wheel chair due to knee and leg pain, was driven to the altar at the start of the ceremony, which was
Pope Francis rallies from knee pain to proclaim 10 new saints
Pope Francis created 10 new saints on Sunday, rallying from knee pain that has forced him to use a wheelchair to preside over the first canonization ceremony at the Vatican in over two years.