Álvaro del Portillo

Religious Leader

1914 – 1994

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Who was Álvaro del Portillo?

The Venerable Álvaro del Portillo, or Álvaro del Portillo y Diez de Sollano, was a Spanish engineer and Roman Catholic bishop. He served as the prelate of Opus Dei between 1982 and 1994. He was declared Venerable by Pope Benedict XVI on 28 June 2012.

On July 5, 2013 Pope Francis published a decree from the Congregation for the Causes of the Saints declaring the miraculous character of a cure of a Chilean boy attributed to the intercession of the Venerable Alvaro del Portillo, which will allow for his beatification. It is to be held on September 27, 2014.

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Born
Mar 11, 1914
Madrid
Also known as
  • 歐華路
Religion
  • Catholicism
Profession
Education
  • Complutense University of Madrid
Lived in
  • Madrid
Died
Mar 23, 1994
Rome

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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