Martyr Cardinal Isn’t Beatified – For Political Reasons

The Vatican is accused of not starting the beatification process for Cardinal Ignatius Kung (+2000) for fear of offending the Chinese Communists, UcaNews.com (March 17) writes. Kung spent 30 years …
Fr Dan
In ancient times its was the faithful in a particular area that acclaimed Saints, the Church then confirmed thier acclamation. It was from bottom to top. The faithful already know that Cardinal Kung is a Saint as well as ArchB Fulton Sheen.
Ultraviolet
But Fr. Augustine Tolton, an ex-slave and America's first black priest is getting the "fast track"... for some inexplicable reason. ;-) www.nytimes.com/…/father-augustus…