On December 11, 1998, after the required preliminary proceedings, the Archbishop of Pamplona opened the Cause of Canonization.
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 Eduardo Ortiz de Landazuri.
Laura Busca Otaegui (called “Laurita” by those who knew her well) was born on November 3, 1912 in Zumárraga, in the Basque region of Spain. Eduardo Ortiz de Landazuri was born in Segovia, Spain, on October 31, 1910.