Pope clears last miracle for ‘God’s influencer,’ who could be first millennial saint

The Vatican announced that Pope Francis has cleared the second miracle of Carlo Acutis, paving the way for the teenager who died in 2006 to be the first millennial saint.

The teenager was beatified in 2020 after a first miracle was attributed to him, and the recognition of a second miracle by the pope is one of the final steps for making a person a saint, according to Reuters.

Acutis, born on May 3, 1991, was a computer programmer notable for creating an exhibition of Eucharist miracles and sightings of Mary before dying of Leukemia in 2006.

An image of 15-year-old Carlo Acutis, an Italian boy who died in 2006 of leukemia, is seen during his beatification ceremony celebrated by Cardinal Agostino Vallini, center, on Saturday, Oct. 10, 2020, in the St. Francis Basilica, in Assisi, Italy. (AP Photo/Gregorio
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