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Saint Mary Mackillop

The Beatification Of John Paul II And The Express Canonization Protection Program

Michele Somerville | Posted 07.10.2011 | Religion
Michele Somerville

The current pope has much to gain by expediting the canonization of his predecessor. The fanfare that accompanies canonization promises to create a useful diversion for Ratzinger.

Pope Canonizes 1st Australian Saint

AP | NICOLE WINFIELD | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion

VATICAN CITY — Pope Benedict XVI proclaimed Australia's first saint on Sunday, canonizing a 19th-century nun and also declaring five other saint...

Mother Mary MacKillop: The Patron Saint Of Abuse Victims

Rev. James Martin, S.J. | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion
Rev. James Martin, S.J.

The astonishing story of Mother Mary MacKillop, an Australian sister and foundress of a women's religious order, who will be canonized on Oct. 17, says a great deal about sanctity, sin, women in the church and, finally, hope.http://www.amazon.com/Jesuit-Guide-Almost-Everything-Spirituality/dp/0061432687

Mother Mary MacKillop: First Australian Saint Set To Be Canonized By Vatican

AP | VICTOR L. SIMPSON | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

VATICAN CITY — Pope Benedict XVI approved sainthood for Mother Mary MacKillop on Friday, making the woman known for her work among the needy Aus...