In his February 10 morning Mass, Pope Francis urged those present to realize that at Mass they enter into "the mystery of God . . . It is to really live once more the Passion and the redeeming Death of the Lord. It is a theophany."
Dr. Celine Tendobi recounts her experience as head of the maternity department at Monkole Medical Center in Kinshasha, Congo, and Msgr. Alvaro del Portillo's enouragement to begin Monkole. An article published in "Vida Nueva."
The program for the beatification includes key events in Madrid and Rome. The beatification ceremony in Madrid will be presided over by the Prefect of the Congregation for the Causes of the Saints, Cardinal Angelo Amato.