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New Biography of Alvaro del Portillo

New Biography of Alvaro del Portillo

Alvaro del Portillo, declared “Venerable” by Benedict XVI, was born in Madrid on March 11, ninety-nine years ago. A recent biography contains abundant new information about his fruitful life in service of the Church.

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"Don Alvaro, a Man of Faith, a Faithful Man"

"Don Alvaro, a Man of Faith, a Faithful Man"

Bishop Javier Echevarría spoke these words in Rome on August 7 as the tribunal of the Prelature of Opus Dei closed the introductory phase of the Cause of Canonization for Bishop Álvaro del Portillo, first successor of St. Josemaría.

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Anniversary Mass for Bishop Alvaro del Portillo

Anniversary Mass for Bishop Alvaro del Portillo

A homily given by Opus Dei's Prelate during a Mass celebrated in Rome on the anniversay of the death of St. Josemaria's first succesor. In the homily Bishop Echevarría speaks about the family and about divine filiation.

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Don Alvaro, witness of fidelity

Don Alvaro, witness of fidelity

The inaugural session of the tribunal of the prelature of Opus Dei which will conduct the informative stage of the cause of canonization of Msgr. Alvaro del Portillo took place on March 20. The ceremony was held in the Hoffner Hall of the Pontifical University of the Holy Cross in Rome, with some four hundred persons attending.

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Don Alvaro's cause opened

Don Alvaro's cause opened

Cardinal Camillo Ruini, vicar of Rome, presided on March 5th over the opening session of the Tribunal of the Vicariate of Rome, which was convened for the cause of canonization of Bishop Alvaro del Portillo, Prelate of Opus Dei (Madrid, 1914 – Rome, 1994).

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Cause of canonization to open for Bishop Alvaro del Portillo

Cause of canonization to open for Bishop Alvaro del Portillo

Cardinal Camillo Ruini will preside over the opening session of a tribunal of the Vicariate of Rome in the cause of canonization of Bishop Alvaro del Portillo on March 5, 2004. Bishop del Portillo was born in Madrid in 1914, succeeded St. Josemaría Escrivá as head of Opus Dei in 1975, and died in Rome in 1994.

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