List of people declared venerable by Pope Francis

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This article is a list of people that have been proclaimed venerable, based on the recognition of their heroic virtues, by Pope Francis since his 2013 election to the papacy.

2013[edit]

March 27[edit]

  1. Angelo Fontanarosa (1881-1966) - Italian professed priest of the Congregation of the Passion (Passionists)
  2. Antoine Kowalczyk (1893-1947) - Polish professed religious of the Missionary Oblates of Mary Immaculate
  3. Eladio Mozas Santamera (1837-1897) - Spanish priest of the Archdiocese of Madrid and founder of the Josephite Sisters of the Holy Trinity
  4. Manuel Aparici Navarro (1902-1964) - Spanish priest of the Archdiocese of Mardid
  5. Moises Lira Serafin (1893-1950) - Mexican professed priest of the Missionaries of the Holy Spirit and founder of Missionaries of Charity of Mary Immaculate
  6. Olinto Marella (1882-1969) - Italian priest of the Archdiocese of Bologna
  7. Silvia Cardoso Ferreiro da Silva (1882-1950) - Portuguese lay faith of the Diocese of Porto

May 2[edit]

  1. Joaquim Rosselló i Ferrà (1833-1909) - Spanish priest and founder of the Congregation of the Missionaries of the Sacred Hearts of Jesus and Mary of Mallorca
  2. Teresa Janina Kierocińska (1885-1946) - Polish foundress of the Congregation of the Carmelite Sisters of the Child Jesus

June 3[edit]

  1. Giulia Crostarosa (1696-1755) - Italian foundress of the Order of the Most Holy Redeemer (Redemptoristine Nuns)
  2. Joao de Oliveira Matos Ferreira (1879-1962) - Portuguese titular Bishop of Aureliopolis in Lydia and Auxiliary Bishop of Guarda, and founder of the Association of the League of the Servants of Jesus
  3. Nicola Mazza (1790-1865) - Italian priest of the Diocese of Verona and founder of several Institutes of Education
  4. Teresa Toda Juncosa (1826-1898) - Spanish Co-founder of the Teresian Carmelite Sisters of Saint Joseph

July 5[edit]

  1. Bernardo Felipe Fromental (1895-1978) - French professed religious of the Institute of the Brothers of the Christian Schools (De La Salle Brothers) and founder of the Guadalupan Sisters of de La Salle
  2. Giuseppe Lazzati (1909-1986) - Italian layperson of the Archdiocese of Milan and founder of Secular Institute of Christ the King
  3. Maria Carmen Rendiles Martínez (1903-1977) - Venezuelan foundress of the Servants of Jesus of Caracas
  4. Maria Isabel Caldeira (1889-1962) - Portuguese foundress of the Conceptionist Sisters at the Service of the Poor
  5. Nicola D'Onofrio (1943-1964) - Italian professed cleric of the Order of Clerics Regular Ministers of the Sick (Camillians)

October 9[edit]

  1. Amato Ronconi (1225-1292) - Italian layperson of the Diocese of Rimini and member of Secular Franciscan Order, founder of the Hospital-Hospice for Poor Pilgrims of Saludecio
  2. Angela Giorgi (1882-1945) - Italian professed religious of the Congregation of the Sisters Servants of Our Lady of Sorrows of Florence
  3. Attilio Giordani (1913-1972) - Italian layperson of the Archdiocese of Milan, married, Member of the Association of Salesian Cooperators
  4. Marie-Élisabeth Turgeon (1840-1881) - Candian founder of the Congregation of the Sisters of Our Lady of the Rosary
  5. Mary Jane Wilson (1840-1916) - Indian foundress of the Congregation of the Franciscan Sisters of Our Lady of Victory
  6. Pio Alberto del Corona (1837-1912) - titular Archbishop of Sardica, Bishop-Emeritus of San Miniato and founder of the Congregation of the Dominican Sisters of the Holy Spirit

October 31[edit]

  1. Celestina Bottego (1895-1980) - American foundress of the Xavierian Missionary Sisters, Society of Mary
  2. Nano Nagle (1718-1784) - Irish foundress of the Union of Presentation Sisters of the Blessed Virgin Mary
  3. Olga Gugelmo (1910-1943) - Italian professed religious of the Congregation of the Daughters of the Church

December 9[edit]

  1. Clemente Fuhl (1874-1935) - German professed priest of the Order of Saint Augustine
  2. Marcell Boldizsar Marton (1877-1966) - Hungarian professed priest of the Order of Discalced Carmelites
  3. Maurice Marie Matthieu Garrigou (1766-1852) - French priest of the Archdiocese of Tolouse and founder of the Institute of the Sisters of Our Lady of Compassion
  4. Maria Oliva Bonaldo (1893-1976) - Italian foundress of the Institute of the Daughters of the Church
  5. Maria Orsola Rivata (1897-1987) - Italian professed religious and first superior general of the Sister Disciples of the Divine Master
  6. Maria Rosa Teresa Gay Tibau (1813-1884) - Spanish foundress of the Institute of the Religious of Saint Joseph of Girona
  7. Orsola Mezzini (1853-1919) - Italian professed religious and superior general of the Congregation of the Sisters of the Little Mission for the Deaf-Mute
  8. Raphael Cordero (1790-1868) - Puerto Rican layperson of the Archdiocese of San Juan de Puerto Rico
  9. Romano Bottegal (1921-1978) - Italian professed priest of the Order of Cistercians of the Strict Observance (Trappists)
  10. Rosalie Cadron-Jetté (1794-1864) - Canadian foundress of the Institute of the Misericordia Sisters

December 17[edit]

  1. Jerzy Ciesielski (1929-1970) - Polish layperson of the Diocese of Kraków and Father of a family
  2. Manuel Herranz Estables (1880-1968) - Spanish priest of the Archdiocese of Madrid and founder of the Religious Handmaids of Our Lady of Sorrows

2014[edit]

January 27[edit]

  1. Elizabeth Sanna (1788-1857) - Italian layperson of the Dioceses of Rome and Sassari, widow, Member of the Secular Franciscan Order and of the Association of the Union of the Catholic Apostolate
  2. Giuseppe Girelli (1886-1978) - Italian priest of the Diocese of Verona
  3. Marcella Mallet (1805-1871) - Canadian foundress of the Institute of the Sisters of Charity of Québec
  4. Maria Benita Arias (1822-1894) - Argentinian foundress of the Handmaids of Jesus in the Blessed Sacrament
  5. Noeme Cinque (1913-1988) - Brazilian professed religious of the Congregation of the Adorers of the Blood of Christ
  6. Virginja de Brincat (1862-1952) - Maltese foundress of the Franciscan Sisters of the Heart of Jesus
  7. Zakarias Salterain Bizkarra (1887-1957) - Spanish professed priest of the Order of Discalced Carmelites

February 7[edit]

  1. Guglielmo Giacomo Ghilardi (1858-1937) - Italian professed priest of the Order of Friars Minor
  2. Jesus Maria Echavarria Aguirre (1858-1954) - Mexican Bishop of the Diocese of Saltillo and founder of the Institute of the Catechist Sisters of Guadalupe
  3. Maria Rafaela Rodriguez Suarez De La Guardia (1923-1956) - Spanish professed religious of the Congregation of Sisters of the Divine Love

April 3[edit]

  1. Adolfo Barberis (1884-1967) - Italian priest of Diocese of Turin and founder of the Institute of the Sisters of Christian Servanthood
  2. Francisco Simon Rodenas (1849-1914) - Spanish professed priest of the Order of Friars Minor Capuchin, Titular Bishop of Edchino, and Bishop of Santa Marta
  3. Joseph Staub (1876-1936) - French professed priest of the Congregation of the Augustinians of the Assumption and founder of the Congregation of the Sisters of Saint Joan of Arc
  4. Juana Clara de la Concepción Sanchez Garcia (1902-1973) - Spanish professed religious of the Order of Saint Clare
  5. Luigi Rocchi (1932-1979) - Italian layperson of the Diocese of Macerata-Tolentino-Recanati-Cingoli-Treia
  6. Maria Dulce Rodriguez dos Santos (1901-1972) - Brazilian foundress of the Congregation of the Little Missionary Sisters of Mary Immaculate
  7. Maria Josephina Teresa Marcucci (1888-1960) - Italian professed religious of the Congregation of the Passion of Jesus Christ (Passionist Nuns)
  8. Sebastian Elorza Arizmendi (1882-1942) - Spanish professed religious of the Order of Saint Augustine

April 15[edit]

  1. Alain de Boismenu (1870-1953) - French professed priest of the Congregation of the Missionaries of the Sacred Heart, Titular Archbishop of Claudiopoli and Apostolic Vicar of Papua
  2. Wilhelm Janauschek (1859-1926) - Austrian professed priest of the Congregation of the Most Holy Redeemer (Redemptorists)

May 9[edit]

  1. Caroline Carré de Malberg (1829-1891) - French layperson of the Diocese of Metz, married, and foundress of the Society of the Daughters of Saint Francis de Sales
  2. Giacomo Abbondo (1720-1788) - Italian priest of the Diocese of Vercelli
  3. Jacint Alegre i Pujals (1874-1930) - Spanish professed priest of the Society of Jesus

June 12[edit]

  1. Eugenio Reffo (1843-1925)- Italian co-founder and professed priest of the Congregation of Saint Joseph
  2. Frances Margaret Taylor (1832-1900) - British foundress of the Poor Servants of the Mother of God
  3. Itala Mela (1904-1957) - Italian layperson of the Diocese of La Spezia and Benedictine Oblate of the Monastery of Saint Paul-outside-the-Walls
  4. Luigi Savaré (1878-1949) - Italian priest of the Diocese of Lodi
  5. Maria Teresa Scandola (1849-1903) - Italian professed religious of the Combini Missionary Sisters
  6. Uberto Mori (1926-1989) - Italian layperson of the Archdiocese of Modena-Nonantola, married

July 8[edit]

  1. Antônio Ferreira Viçoso (1787-1875) Portuguese priest of the Congregation of the Mission (Vincentians), Bishop of Mariana
  2. Auguste Arribat (1879-1963) - French professed priest of the Salesian Society of Don Bosco
  3. Elena Da Persico (1869-1948) - Italian foundress of the Secular Institute of the Daughters of the Queen of the Apostles
  4. Marcello Candia (1916-1983) - Italian layperson of the Archdiocese of Milan
  5. Maria Carlotta Fontana (1870-1935) - Italian professed religious of the Congregation of the Poor Daughters of Saint Cajetan, first superior general
  6. Saturnino López Novoa (1830-1905) - Spanish priest of the Archdiocese of Valencia, co-founder of the Little Sisters of the Abandoned Elderly
  7. Veronica of the Passion (1823-1906) - Turkish professed religious of the Order of Discalced Carmelites, foundress of the Institute of the Apostolic Carmel

November 7[edit]

  1. Hildebrand Gregori (1894-1985) - Italian professed priest of the Sylvestrine Congregation of the Order of Saint Benedict, abbot general, founder of the Congregation of the Benedictine Reparatrix Sisters of the Holy Face
  2. Jeanne Mance (1606-1673) - Canadian layperson of the Archdiocese of Montréal, Foundress of the Hôtel-Dieu Hospital
  3. John Sullivan (1861-1933) - Irish professed priest of the Society of Jesus
  4. Marthe Robin (1902-1981) - French layperson of the Diocese of Valence, Foundress of the Association of the Foyers of Charity
  5. Francisco Valdés Subercaseaux (1908-1982) - Chilean professed priest of the Order of Friars Minor Capuchins, Bishop of Osorno
  6. Pelágio Sauter (1878-1961) - German professed priest of the Congregation of the Most Holy Redeemer (Redemptorists)
  7. Raimundo Calcagno (1888-1964) - Italian priest of the Congregation of the Oratory of Saint Philip Neri
  8. Silvio Dissegna (1967-1979) - Italian child of the Archdiocese of Turin

December 6[edit]

  1. Elisabetta Tasca Serena (1899-1978) - Italian layperson of the Diocese of Vicenza, married
  2. Francesca Paola Prestigiacomo (1858-1948) - Italian foundress of the Institute of the Sisters of the Sacred Heart of Jesus of the Incarnate Word
  3. María Séiquer Gayá (1891-1975) - Spanish foundress of the Apostolic Sisters of Christ Crucified
  4. Marie Vojtěcha Hasmandová (1914-1988) - Czech professed religious of the Congregation of the Sisters of Mercy of Saint Charles Borromeo, superior general
  5. Praxedes Fernandez Garcia (1886-1936) - Spanish layperson of the Diocese of Oviedo, married and Member of the Lay Fraternities of Saint Dominic (a.k.a. Third Order of Saint Dominic)

2015[edit]

January 22[edit]

  1. Aloysius Schwartz (1930-1992) - American priest of the Archdiocese of Manila and founder of the Congregation of the Sister of Mary and the Congregation of the Brothers of Christ
  2. Cointa Jauregui Oses (1875-1954) - Spanish professed religious of the Company of Mary Our Lady
  3. Elisabeth Maria Satoko Kitahara (1929-1958) - Japanese layperson of the Archdiocese of Tokyo
  4. Ladislao Bukowinski (1904-1974) - Ukrainian priest of the Diocese of Karaganda
  5. Luis De Trelles y Nuogerol (1819-1891) - Spanish layperson of the Diocese of Zamora, married, founder of the Nocturnal Adoration Society in Spain
  6. Teresa Luisa Gardi (1769-1837) - Italian layperson of the Diocese of Imola, Member of the Secular Franciscan Order
  7. Virginia Blanco Tardio (1916-1990) - Bolivian layperson of the Archdiocese of Cochabamba

February 3[edit]

  1. Giovanni Bacile (1880-1941) - Italian priest of the Diocese of Monreale

March 18[edit]

  1. Elisa Baldo Foresti (1862-1926) - Italian widow; co-founder, Humble Servants of the Lord
  2. Francesco Gattola (1822-1899) - Italian diocesan Priest, and Founder of the Congregation of the Suore Figlie della Santissima Vergine Immaculata of Lourdes
  3. Jadwiga Jaroszewska (1900-1937) - Polish foundress of the Congregation of the Benedictine Samaritan Sisters of the Cross of Christ
  4. Juana de la Cruz Vázquez Gutiérrez (1481-1534) - Spanish professed religious of the Third Order of Saint Francis, Abbess of the Convent of Santa Maria della Croce in Cubas di Madrid
  5. Maria Orsola Bussone (1954-1970) - Italian young layperson of the Archdiocese of Turin, Member of the Focolare Movement
  6. Mary Aikenhead (1787-1858) - Irish foundress of the Institute of the Religious Sisters of Charity
  7. Petar Barbaric (1874-1897) - Bosnian Jesuit seminarian

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