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Second Filipino Saint to be canonized, soon

CEBU CITY, Philippines – After the canonization of Saint Lorenzo Ruiz, the first Filipino saint and the first Filipino martyr in the Vatican City, Rome, on October 18, 1987 by the late Pope John Paul II, it is now time for another Filipino martyr to be canonized soon and that is the Visayan teenager Pedro Calungsod as announced on February 18 in Vatican as well.

Following over a decade of close examination, the Holy Father Pope Benedict XVI has decreed that the canonization ceremony will take place on Sunday 21 October.

Just during the celebration of Benedict XVI’s fourth ordinary consistory of pontification, he also created 22 new cardinals held at St. Peter’s Basilica at 10.30 a.m. this morning of the mentioned latter date.

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