In the Roman Catholic Church's Latin rite, The Venerable is the style used for a person who has been posthumously declared "heroic in virtue" during the investigation and process leading to canonization as a saint.

The following is an incomplete list of people declared to be venerable. The list is in alphabetical order by Christian name but, if necessary, by surname or the place or attribute part of the name.

The Venerable Date of death Date declared venerable
Anne de Guigne19111922
Anne de Xainctonge16211900
Antonietta Meo19372007
Benedetta Bianchi Porro19641994
Caesar Baronius16071745
Catherine McAuley18411990
Concepcion Cabrera de Armida19371999
Cornelia Connelly18791992
Edel Quinn19441994
Estephan El Douaihy17042008
Gabriele Allegra19761994
Gioacchino La Lomia19052002
Hildegard Burjan19332007
Ignacia del Espíritu Santo17482007
Isabel Larrañaga Ramírez18991999
John Henry Newman18901991
Pope John Paul the Great20052009
Leo Dupont18761939
Louise-Marie of France17871873
Margaret Sinclair19251978
María de Agreda16651673
María Luisa Josefa19372000
Maria Merkert18722004
Mary Potter19131988
Matt Talbot19251975
Michael J. McGivney18902008
Pierre Toussaint18531996
Pietro Riminucci19602008
Pope Pius XII19582009
John Paul IIPope John Paul II20052009
Samuel Charles Mazzuchelli18641993
Solanus Casey19571995
Vital-Justin Grandin19021966
José Gregorio Hernández19191985
Stages of Canonization in the Roman Catholic Church
  Servant of God   →   Venerable   →   Blessed   →   Saint  

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