The OFM General Postulator was given the task of preparing two special Positiones during 2015 and 2016. The first was for the canonisation of the Blessed André de Soveral, Bl. Ambrosio Francisco Ferro, Bl. Mateus Moreira and their 27 lay companions, protomartyrs of Brazil. The second was for the canonisation of the youths Blessed Cristóbal, Bl. Antonio and Bl. Juan, protomartyrs of Mexico....
General Postulation for the causes of Saints
It is this Office’s duty to study and present to the diocesan curia and the Holy See for beatification and canonisation the cases of persons (mainly Franciscans from all the Franciscan Family) who have shown concrete signs of holiness in the heroic exercise of all virtues.