2012-11-01 16:49:49

Cardinal Gracias talks about his favourite saints

(Vatican Radio) All Saints Day, the day on which we celebrate all the saints known and unknown, is a much loved and ancient feast whose history dates back to at least the 4th century. The current date of November 1st was instituted by Pope Gregory III in the 8th century when he consecrated a chapel to all the martyrs in St. Peter's Basilica in Rome and ordered an annual celebration.

Cardinal Oswald Gracias, the Archbishop of Bombay, was in Vatican Radio on this year's All Saints feastday and spoke to Susy Hodges about this solemnity and his favourite saints to whom he prays most often:

Listen to the interview with Cardinal Gracias: RealAudioMP3

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