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.
Decree on the Heroic Virtues of Alvaro del Portillo
Decree signed by Benedict XVI on June 28, 2012 recognizing the heroic virtues of the Servant of God Alvaro del Portillo.
John Paul II and John XXIII to be canonized; Alvaro del Portillo to be beatified
This morning Pope Francis signed decrees approving miracles obtained through the intercession of Blessed John Paul II and Bishop Alvaro del Portillo, first successor of Saint Josemaría as the head of Opus Dei, and approved the canonization of Blessed John XXIII.