The death of Carlo Acutis at only 15 years old
Guests of Silvia Toffanin at Verissimo, Carlo Acutis’s mother remembers her son not without emotion. Cralo died at the age of 15 of fulminant leukemia and his mother reveals that, before that terrible day, he predicted his death: “He said he would die because a vein would break in his brain and he actually died. of cerebral hemorrhage caused by leukemia. ” A chilling story, complete with touching details that the woman brings back to the living room of Canale 5.
Carlo Acute he will be the first saint of the digital age. The 10 October 2020, Pope Francis proclaimed him blessed and his story has impressed everyone. Very young and passionate about the internet and the digital age, he tried to spread his message of faith through the web by bringing the love he distributed to the most unfortunate people even to his peers. Carlo Acutis began his journey of faith when he was just a child, but it was illness that broke his mission. Carlo Acute, indeed, died at the age of 15 from fulminant leukemia. Even during the days of his illness, Carlo never lost his faith. As we read in the Fatto Quotidiano, during his battle, Carlo had said to his parents: “I offer all the suffering that I will have to suffer to the Lord for the Pope and for the Church, in order not to go to Purgatory and go straight to heaven “. Instead, he used to say to the doctors who treated him: “There are people who suffer much more than me ”.
Carlo Acute advocate of the internet
Carlo Acute he was able to exploit multimedia techniques to transmit his message of faith and hope to the new generations. “The Eucharist is my highway to heaven“, He always repeated and in order to be able to transmit the word of the Gospel to young people like him he had opened websites and blogs to be close to his own generation. A great commitment that of Carlo who had been able to combine his passion for the web with his deep faith.
Mamma Antonia Salzano, said that Carlo was able to make videos and magazines online by himself and that he had learned self-taught by studying computer engineering manuals. “Carlo was able to use the new communication techniques to transmit the Gospel, to communicate values and beauty. He did not fall into the trap. He saw that many young people, while seeming different, actually end up being the same as others, running after what the powerful impose on them through the mechanisms of consumption and stunning. Carlo said, it happens that ‘all are born as originals, but many die as photocopies‘. Don’t let this happen to you”Said Pope Francis in apostolic exhortation Christ lives as reported Daily fact.
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