Josémaria Escrivá de Balaguer is born in Barbastro (Spain) on January 9th, 1902. He studies law in Madrid and obtains a PHD in theology at the Latran University of Rome.
Three years after his ordination, On October 2nd, 1928, he founded "Opus Dei" which will receive the Pope's approbation on June 18th, 1950, then become a personal papal prelacy On November 28th, 1982. He died in Rome on the 26 of June 19751, beatified on May 17th, 1992 and canonized by Pope Jean-Paul II in October 2002

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