DETROIT (WJBK) - Breaking news from the Vatican.
Pope Francis has announced plans to start the steps of canonizing a Detroit priest.
The Archdiocese of Detroit said Pope Francis has announced the beatification of Father Solanus Casey.
This is a significant step toward canonization as a saint.
Father Casey was part of the Capuchin Franciscan order of St. Joseph and one of the founders of Detroit's capuchin soup kitchen.
Casey died in 1957.
He was 86-years-old.