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Devasahayam Pillai

Devasahayam Pillai is the first Indian layman to be declared as saint. He is to be declared as saint by the Vatican in May 2022. He faced harsh persecution and imprisonment during the 18th centrury when he decided to convert to Christianity. He was killed in 1752. Devasahayam Pillai was declared eligible for sainthood in ..

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Devasahayam Pillai: First Indian layman declared Saint

Devasahayam Pillai became the first Indian layman to be declared a saint by the Vatican. Who canonized Devasahayam Pillai? Pope Francis of the Vatican canonized Devasahayam during the Canonization Mass in St Peter’s Basilica. Who else are declared saints by the Vatican? Apart from Devasahayam Pillai, eight others were declared saints. They include four men ..