On December 29, 1991, his successor, His Eminence Monsignor Vicente Joaquim Zico, solemnly instituted the Ecclesiastical Tribunal for the same purpose in the Cathedral of Belem.
On March 19, 1997, the closing of the rogatory phase of the Diocesan Process took place in the Church of the Most Holy Trinity in Samarate during a solemn ceremony presided by his Eminence Carlo Maria Cardinal Martini, Archbishop of Milan.
Monsignor Josè Gutierrez
is now in charge with the next phase of the process which, among
other steps, involves presenting the particulars of Frei Daniel's
heroic virtues to the Congregation for the Proclamation of