She was an “educational pioneer” who founded schools for the industrialised poor and refuges for factory girls as she “dedicated her life to the service of the most abandoned”, said Bishop Davies.
"It is remarkable that we can place Folkestone’s patron saint in the very church that bears her name," says Dr Andrew Richardson of the Finding Eanswythe Project.
“John Sullivan didn’t do pomp and ceremony; he is, after all, a People’s Saint,” said Bishop Denis Nulty.
Paul VI implemented the changes made by the Second Vatican Council; Oscar Romero was its first martyr.
The Irish woman’s greatest legacy is the Congregation of the Little Sisters of St Francis, which has more than 550 members in Africa today.
Three of the new saints are from the Spanish speaking world, while two are French and two are Italian. Two of the new saints are martyrs.
Actor and producer Joe Mantegna's new film will be an in-depth look at Padre Pio’s life and his struggles between faith and doubt, spirituality and scepticism.
Mother Mary Veronica of the Passion founded the Sisters of the Apostolic Carmel, a Discalced Carmelite Third Order for women based in India.
Pontiff warns gossip can kill because it kills the reputation of the person.