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Pope Francis Announces New Path To Sainthood

The new category recognizes those who sacrifice their lives for others. The pope announced the pathway on Tuesday, and it is seen as one of the biggest changes to the process in centuries.
Pope Francis arrives for his weekly general audience at the Vatican last month. / Shutterstock.com

Pope Francis has introduced a new pathway to Catholic sainthood, recognizing those who sacrifice their lives for others.

The new category, introduced in a official letter from the pope on Tuesday, is "one of the most significant changes in centuries

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