Number of articles: 88

"We should ask Alvaro del Portillo to make us humble"

In this Rome Reports video, Bishop Javier Echevarría speaks about working alongside Alvaro del Portillo for over 40 years, and the virtues we can learn from his life of self-giving.

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Scott Hahn about Bishop Alvaro del Portillo

Scott Hahn talks about Bishop Alvaro del Portillo, the Statue of Liberty, and the joy of the faith. Bishop del Portillo is the first successor to Opus Dei's founder, Saint Josemaria Escriva, and was declared "Venerable" by Pope Benedict XVI in 2012.

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Alvaro del Portillo to be beatified in Madrid on September 27, 2014

The program for the beatification includes key events in Madrid and Rome. The beatification ceremony in Madrid will be presided over by the Prefect of the Congregation for the Causes of the Saints, Cardinal Angelo Amato.

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Beatification of Alvaro del Portillo in Madrid

A Rome Reports video on the upcoming beatification of Alvaro del Portillo in Madrid on September 27, 2014.

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Letter from the Prelate on the Beatification

With the announcement of the date and place for Alvaro del Portillo's beatification, the Prelate of Opus Dei has written a brief letter.

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Alvaro del Portillo in Facebook, Twitter and Smartphone app

Daily posts on Alvaro del Portillo’s life story and pastoral message can now be received through Twitter and Facebook. A smartphone app is also available.

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Information about Bishop Alvaro del Portillo

Information about Bishop Alvaro del Portillo's life and cause of canonization.

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Personal testimonies regarding Alvaro del Portillo

Brief comments about Bishop Alvaro del Portillo taken from statements by well-known people in the Church and society.

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Bibliography and documents

Articles and books by and about Alvaro del Portillo in English and other sources of information about his life, with links to those available online.

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John Paul II prays before mortal remains of Bishop Alvaro del Portillo

The Holy Father John Paul II came to pray before the body of Alvaro del Portillo soon after his death.

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