Pope Francis has appointed Reverend Angelo Romano, the general head of the Missionary Priestly Fraternity of Sant’Egidio, as the new general rapporteur of the Dicastery for the Causes of Saints.
Rev. Angelo Romano brings a wealth of experience and a deep commitment to the mission of the Church, having served as the general head of the Missionary Priestly Fraternity of Sant’Egidio. His appointment to the Dicastery for the Causes of Saints signals a strategic move to enhance the efficiency and diligence in evaluating and promoting individuals for canonization.
The Dicastery for the Causes of Saints is a key Vatican office responsible for overseeing the process of beatification and canonization, examining the lives and virtues of individuals proposed for sainthood. As the general rapporteur, Reverend Romano will play a pivotal role in facilitating the investigative procedures and contributing to the overall mission of the dicastery.
The Missionary Priestly Fraternity of Sant’Egidio, under Reverend Romano’s leadership, has been actively involved in various charitable and missionary activities, reflecting the values of compassion and service. His new role as general rapporteur aligns with the broader vision of the Church to recognize and celebrate individuals whose lives exemplify the virtues of faith, compassion, and selflessness.