Pope Francis is about to canonize the first millennial saint

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On May 23, Pope Francis formally recognized the second miracle attributed to Blessed Carlo Acutis, clearing the way for him to become the first millennial saint. The Holy Father convened an Ordinary Public Consistory on July 1 to give formal approval to proceed with the canonization of 15 blesseds, including Blessed Carlo Acutis.

As Pope Francis said of Blessed Carlo Acutis, “His witness shows today’s young people that true happiness is found by putting God first and serving Him in our brothers, especially the least.”

Born in 1991 in London, Carlo Acutis lived a life of faith, service and virtue. When he was an infant, he moved with his family to Milan and developed a deep love for the Eucharist after receiving his first Communion at age 7. He said the Eucharist was his

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