Carlo Acutis, an Italian boy who died in 2006, lies in state ahead of being beatified by Cardinal Agostino Vallini. Photo: AP Carlo Acutis, an Italian boy who died in 2006, lies in state ahead of being beatified by Cardinal Agostino Vallini. Photo: AP
Carlo Acutis, an Italian boy who died in 2006, lies in state ahead of being beatified by Cardinal Agostino Vallini. Photo: AP

Italian teenager close to becoming world’s first millennial saint

  • Carlo Acutis, who died of leukaemia in 2006, was placed on the path to sainthood after the Vatican ruled he had miraculously saved another boy’s life
  • He was described as a ‘computer genius’ who turned to the internet to spread the word on miracles

Topic |   Italy
Carlo Acutis, an Italian boy who died in 2006, lies in state ahead of being beatified by Cardinal Agostino Vallini. Photo: AP Carlo Acutis, an Italian boy who died in 2006, lies in state ahead of being beatified by Cardinal Agostino Vallini. Photo: AP
Carlo Acutis, an Italian boy who died in 2006, lies in state ahead of being beatified by Cardinal Agostino Vallini. Photo: AP
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