October 21, 2012. (Romereports.com)(- ONLY VIDEO-)
Surrounded by thousands of pilgrims in St. Peter's Square, the Pope officially named seven new saints of the Catholic Church.
They include Jacques Berthieu, a Jesuit priest and martyr, Pedro Calungsod
, a teenage lay catechist and martyr. Giovanni Battista Piamarta, founder of the Congregation of the Holy Family of Nazareth, Maria Carmen SallÚs, founder of the Conceptionists Missionary Sisters of Education; Marianne Cope
, a religious from the Diocese of Syracuse in New York, Kateri Tekakwitha
, the first Native American Saint and Anna Shaffer, a lay woman from Germany.