Sunday, August 27, 2023

Beatification cause announced for murdered anti-Fascist priest

Card. Zuppi: Don Minzoni prete creativo, fedele, attento agli ultimi –

Cardinal Matteo Zuppi of Bologna, the president of the Italian Episcopal Conference, traveled to the northeastern Italian city of Argenta to preach the homily at the Mass for the 100th anniversary of the death of Father Giovanni Minzoni

The outspoken anti-Fascist priest was murdered by supporters of Benito Mussolini.

Archbishop Lorenzo Ghizzoni of Ravenna-Cervia announced that the diocesan phase of Father Minzoni’s beatification cause would begin on October 7.