Sainthood cause of Filipino bishop pushed

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Archbishop Emeritus Ernesto Salgado in an audience with Pope Francis

ROME, Italy – In line with the Church’s celebration of the Solemnity of All Saints today, Nov. 1, Filipinos in the Eternal City recently took part in the promotion of the cause to sainthood of one of their fellowmen.
Hundreds of Filipino migrants in this city, mostly Ilocanos, attended a Mass presided over by Nueva Segovia

Archbishop Emeritus Ernesto Salgado, D.D., on Oct. 29 to promote the cause for beatification and canonization of the Servant of God, Alfredo Florentin Verzosa.

The Eucharistic celebration was held at the Church of Santa Maria Addolorata in Rome’s Piazza Buenos Aires. Priests, mostly chaplains of the Filipino Catholic migrant communities in Europe, concelebrated in the Mass.

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