Italian teenager could become the first millennial saint

Monday, October 12, 2020 - 4:38pm

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Carlo Acutis, an Italian teenager who died of leukemia in 2006 at age 15, was beatified by the Catholic Church over the weekend. The move puts Acutis on the path to potentially become the first millennial saint. Host Marco Werman speaks to Kathleen Cummings, director of Cushwa Center for the Study of American Catholicism at the University of Notre Dame. She is also the author of the new book "A Saint of Our Own: How the Quest for a Holy Hero Helped Catholics Become American."