Canonizations to be scheduled for 4 new saints


Vatican, Feb. 26, 2008 ( - The Congregation for the Causes of Saints has announced plans for a consistory on March 1 to schedule the canonization of four new saints. They are:

Blessed Gaetano Errico (1791- 1860), an Italian priest;
Blessed Maria Bernarda Butler (1848-1924), a Swiss nun;
Blessed Alfonsa of the Immaculate Conception (1910- 1946), born Anna Muttathupandathu, an Indian nun; and
Blessed Narcisa de Jesus Martillo Moran (1863- 1869), an Ecuadorian lay woman (1833-1869).

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