Jose Gregorio Hernandez

Jose Gregorio Hernandez was a leading Venezuelan doctor and scientist, venerated as a saint in his country and beyond. His commitment to serving those in need, his moral integrity and his deep Catholic faith made him a symbol of humanity and charity.

José Gregorio Hernández: Advancing Towards Canonization

José Gregorio Hernández

The Venerable José Gregorio Hernández, almost a century after his departure, is still an emblematic figure loved by the Venezuelan people. A dedicated doctor, his humanitarian work led him to be venerated as ‘the doctor of the poor’. Today, the nation awaits with hope the miracle that will consecrate him as a saint, and his cause is still being studied before the Vatican.

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