The parents of Saint Therese will be canonized during the coming Synod for the Family

Rome-Italy, March 14 2015 (Communicationes).-  Cardinal Angelo Amato, the Prefect of the Congregation for the Causes of the Saints, has announced that the parents of Saint Therese of Lisieux, Louis and Zelie Martin, will be canonized in October this year, the month when there will be the Synod for the Family in the Vatican. Louis and Zelie were beatified on 19th October 2008 by the then Pope Benedict XVI and their canonization will be the first of this type in history . Their journey to the honours of the altar has been much quicker than the married couple Luigi and Maria Beltrame Quattrochi, who were also beatified together in October 2001.