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Is sainthood on the cards for a computer programmer?

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Is sainthood on the cards for a computer programmer?Many of us think of saints as being figures from the distant past. But the beatification of a 15-year-old computer programmer called Carlo Acutis means he’s only one step away from being recognised as a saint.BBC faith and ethics reporter Sophia Smith Galer explains what it takes…

Many of us think of saints as being figures from the distant past. But the beatification of a 15-year-old computer programmer called Carlo Acutis means he’s only one step away from being recognised as a saint.

BBC faith and ethics reporter Sophia Smith Galer explains what it takes to be made a saint, and how Christians may look to saints in modern times.

Produced by Sophia Smith Galer and Mike Latham

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