Information about Bishop Alvaro del Portillo

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

News

"That's how Bishop Alvaro was" 

Video in which a wide variety of people share their memories of Alvaro del Portillo.


Biography of Bishop Alvaro del Portillo

Rome Reports video.


Bishop Javier Echevarría: "A happy coincidence"

Statement by the Prelate of Opus Dei.


Miracle obtained through Bishop Alvaro's intercession: recovery of Jose Ignacio

Video interview with the child's parents.


Pope Benedict declares Alvaro del Portillo "Venerable"

With link to Decree on Heroic Virtues and testimonies from well-known people in the Church.


John Paul II and Alvaro del Portillo

A brief video about the friendship between John Paul II and Bishop Alvaro del Portillo


Some Social and Educational Projects Begun by Bishop Alvaro del Portillo 


"You Kenyans have a deep sense of God's presence" 

During a pastoral visit to Kenya in 1989, Msgr. Alvaro del Portillo spoke about the need to combine the natural religious sense of Kenyans with Christ's word (short video).