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Samuel Camhi and Ernesto Cofiño

Samuel Camhi was a Jewish businessman and Ernesto Cofiño a Catholic physician. United by their concern for the most needy, they became great friends.

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Dr Ernesto Cofiño's Process of Beatification Continues in Rome

The second phase of the beatification process for the Servant of God Ernesto Cofiño has begun. He is regarded as the pioneer of pediatrics in Guatemala. The Congregation for the Causes of Saints will now examine the documentation.


My devotion to Ernesto began with a documentary

"I ask God to grant me more years of life because I have worked so little in my life," the Servant of God Ernesto Cofíño once said. His example continues to inspire so many people who want to be holy.


No Small Goals: The Life of Dr. Ernesto Cofiño

A new biography of Ernesto Cofiño, who was born on 5 June 1899 and whose cause of canonization has been opened, is now available from Scepter Publishers.

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Documentary: "Ernesto Cofiño. All can be saints"

Dr. Ernesto Cofiño died on October 17, 1991. He dedicated his life to assisting those most in need and vigorously defending human life in his native Guatemala. His cause of canonization was opened in the year 2000.

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Prayer for Dr. Ernesto's intercession

Prayer for private devotion.

Ernesto Cofiño

Biography of Ernesto Cofiño

Ernesto Cofiño was born in Guatemala City on June 5, 1899.

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Favors received from prayers to Ernesto Cofiño

Seeking the intercession of men and women who have died with a reputation for holiness is a common practice in the Catholic Church. Some favors received through the intercession of Dr. Ernesto follow.


News of the Cause for Ernesto Cofiño

The opening session of the diocesan phase of the process was presided over by the Archbishop of Guatemala City.


Documentation for Ernesto Cofiño

Books and bulletins about Dr. Ernesto.

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