By Yaron Steinbuch. A year-old Italian computer whiz who died of leukemia in is on track to become the first patron saint of the internet, according to a report. Carlo Acutis was credited with healing a 6-year-old Brazilian boy who inexplicably recovered in from a congenital deformation of the pancreas, the LA Times reported. In February, Francis attributed a miracle to Carlo, triggering his beatification. The ceremony will be held Oct.
Italian teen moves closer to becoming 'patron saint of the internet'
Italian teen on track to become 'patron saint of the internet'
It was delayed due to the coronavirus pandemic and his family is now awaiting one more miracle attributed to him by Pope Francis before he could possibly become the first patron saint of the internet. London-born computer programming teen, Carlo Acutis, is set to be beatified in October The teen, who became deeply religious during his childhood in Milan and attended Mass daily, was credited with a miracle involving the healing of a Brazilian child suffering from a rare congenital anatomic anomaly of the pancreas in , according to his namesake website. Francis paid tribute to Carlo last year after citing his use of the internet to "communicate values and beauty" as the perfect antidote to the dangers of social media. Carlo Acutis, who died at 15 from leukemia, is one step closer to becoming the patron saint of the internet. He learned how to code in several languages.
Italian teen on track to become ‘patron saint of the internet’
The good news for anyone praying for a little less online vitriol or a much faster internet connection is that the Vatican is on the case. Showing that it has one foot in the 21st century, the ancient institution is backing a year-old computer whiz to become the first patron saint of the internet. Crucially, he used his prodigious coding talent to set up websites for priests.
Two Italian teenagers have been accused of paying Bitcoin to watch children be sexually abused, tortured and murdered. The boy and girl, both 17, became the latest to be arrested as part of Italy's "Operation Delirio". Since its launch in October last year, 19 of the 25 people taken into custody have been under According to Il Messaggero , searches on computer equipment belonging to the two Piedmont teens uncovered evidence they were using the cryptocurrency "to witness live torture of almost any kind, which almost always end with the death of the child. Viewers can also interact with the torturers and make live requests for a fee; "for example, ask for an arm to be amputated or spilled boiling oil on the child's body," the publication reported.