Angelo Amato

Letter #57, 2015: Mother Teresa Will Be Made a Saint

December 18, 2015, Friday -- Mother Teresa of Calcutta to Be Canonized in 2016 Blessed Teresa of Calcutta will be proclaimed a saint in 2016, the Vatican announced today. The likely date of the canonization will be September 4, 2016, the day before Mother Teresa's feast day as a blessed. Yesterday afternoon, Pope Francis authorized the [...]

Letter #63, 2010 — Burke’s Talk

Looking at the New Cardinals On Wednesday, October 20, Benedict XVI announced he would create 24 cardinals at a Consistory on November 20, one month from now. Who are some of the men he chose and what are they like? By Robert Moynihan, reporting from Rome (Note: Inside the Vatican magazine will organize a small pilgrimage, limited to 12 [...]