The cause of beatification
'A master of the spiritual life'
If the works of don Antonio have been partly the object of debate, people have always agreed unanimously about his moral and spiritual greatness.
As well as testimonies to his sanctity while he was still living, there are those of many people who, after his death and up to the present day, find in him a master of the spiritual life, who brings them to God through his example and learning. The admiration and veneration shown to him by some saints such as Giovanni Calabria, Maddalena di Canossa and Luigi Orione are significant in this regard.
In February 1994 the Congregation for the Causes of the Saints gave their “placet” [approval] to the beginning of the process for the Cause of Beatification of the Servant of God, Antonio Rosmini.