Number of articles: 45

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.


Highlights of Alvaro del Portillo's Beatification

September 27 is the third anniversary of Alvaro del Portillo's beatification. A 36 min. video with highlights from the events in Madrid and Rome. With English subtitles. The video can be downloaded in mp4 format.


The Christian Vocation, Nucleus of the Message of Msgr. Escrivá

Homily given by Msgr. Alvaro del Portillo at the Mass of Thanksgiving for the Beatification of Josemaría Escrivá (May 18, 1992)


Alvaro del Portillo Beatification Newsletter (2015)

A newsletter about the beatification of Blessed Alvaro del Portillo in September 2014 in Madrid.


Thank you, Blessed Alvaro

Dozens of personal stories about people from all over the world who attended the events for Alvaro del Portillo's beatification in Madrid and Rome. The 28 min. video can be downloaded in mp4 format in HD or SD from


Download "Thank you, Blessed Alvaro" in mp4 format

The video "Thank you, Blessed Alvaro" can be easily downloaded in mp4 format in HD or SD.


Download 36 min. video with beatification highlights in mp4

The video highlights of Don Alvaro's beatification can be downloaded from this page in mp4 format, either with English subtitles or without subtitles.


800 Photos from the Beatification

Over 800 high definition photos from the events in Madrid and Rome from September 27 to October 2 for the beatification of Alvaro del Portillo.


Beatification: Rome events

Short videos on the events in Rome from 29 September to 2 October.


October 1: Audience with Pope Francis

Pope Francis encouraged the 15,000 pilgrims in Rome for the beatification of Alvaro del Portillo to go to the new Blessed's intercession for help "to respond generously to God’s call to holiness and apostolate in ordinary life, in the service of the Church and all mankind."