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Wednesday, October 14, 2020

A teenage computer gamer and programmer from Italy who devoted the final years of his life to the church until his death in 2006 was beatified over the weekend, making him the first millennial to be put on the path to Catholic sainthood. A portrait of Carlo Acutis, who died of leukemia at age 15, was unveiled at the beatification ceremony at the Basilica of Saint Francis of Assisi in Assisi, Italy. In it, he is wearing a red polo shirt and his curly hair is ringed by a faint halo of light. Acutis has been called the "patron saint of the Internet." He created a website to catalog miracles and managed sites for local Catholic organizations.

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In the NT, in the writing of Paul and others, "saints" were live, imperfect believers, not dead idols.

#1 | Posted by Corky at 2020-10-14 01:18 PM | Reply

Grown-ass men talking about a boy to get attention. Normally they do more with boys and don't want the attention.

#2 | Posted by Brennnn at 2020-10-15 07:22 AM | Reply

Patron Saint of the Internet.
This will be the go-to guy for catholic T1 help desk IT support people all over the world.
When switching between he system on and off doesn't work, it's Internet Saint guy time.

#3 | Posted by GOnoles92 at 2020-10-15 03:40 PM | Reply

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