Congregation for the Causes of Saints
Prefect: Italian Cardinal Archbishop Angelo Amato.
Annie Gieling with the postulator Mr Waldery Hilgeman.
Rome, at the offices of the Congregation for the Causes of Saints. On 22 May 2013 at 8:45 a.m. both case files – the First Tribunal (2005) concerning the miracle and the Second Tribunal (February 2013) concerning her sanctity of life, her biography and her heroic virtues – are officially opened by the chancellor in the presence of his associates. Postulator Mr Waldery Hilgeman is also present. The process can really start now!