Throughout her short life, St Kateri Tekakwitha suffered so that she could pursue her calling as a bride of Christ

Archbishop Leo Cushley of St Andrews and Edinburgh carried the relics of St Margaret, the 11th-century Queen of Scots

The canonisation will take place on September 23 at the Basilica of the National Shrine of the Immaculate Conception in Washington

10th-century Armenian mystic, poet and monk St Gregory of Narek to be a Doctor of the Universal Church

St Brigid’s feast day was once a major date in the Irish social calendar

St Thomas was one of the greatest theologians in history

Francis is known for his writing on spiritual formation and is the patron saint of journalists

The saint who built the abbey at Clonard

‘This is a wonderful opportunity to proclaim our faith,’ said Archbishop Filipe de Rosario Ferrao

Document advancing beatification of ‘the Smiling Pope’ will be submitted this autumn