Question :

Who is the first Indian layman to be declared Saint by The Vatican?


A) Devasahayam Pillai
B) Jakob Lorso
C) Monte Paullu
D) Filip Anthony

Answer : A

Description :


Devasahayam Pillai was declared Saint by Pope Francis at The Vatican on May 15, 2022. He had converted to Christianity in the 18th century in the then Kingdom of Travancore. Also known as Lazarus, Devasahayam had become the first Indian layman to get sainthood for what The Vatican calls ‘enduring increasing hardships’.


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