Bishop and Prelate of Opus Dei
Tag: Bishop Alvaro del Portillo
The program for the beatification includes key events in Madrid and Rome. The beatification ceremony in Madrid will be presided over by the Prefect of the Congregation for the Causes of the Saints, Cardinal Angelo Amato.
Daily posts on Alvaro del Portillo’s life story and pastoral message can now be received through Twitter and Facebook. A smartphone app is also available.
Brief comments about Bishop Alvaro del Portillo taken from statements by well-known people in the Church and society.
Decree signed by Benedict XVI on June 28, 2012 recognizing the heroic virtues of the Servant of God Alvaro del Portillo.
This morning Pope Francis signed decrees approving miracles obtained through the intercession of Blessed John Paul II and Bishop Alvaro del Portillo, first successor of Saint Josemaría as the head of Opus Dei, and approved the canonization of Blessed John XXIII.
Msgr. Flavio Capucci, Postulator for Bishop Alvaro del Portillo's Cause of Canonization, answers some questions about his life.