Saints, Canonization of
Saints, Canonization of
According to some writers the origin in the Catholic Church is to be traced back to the ancient pagan apotheosis

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  • Canonization — Can on*i*za tion, n. [F. canonisation.] [1913 Webster] 1. (R. C. Ch.) The final process or decree (following beatifacation) by which the name of a deceased person is placed in the catalogue (canon) of saints and commended to perpetual veneration… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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  • canonization —    This word (from the Greek kanōn, meaning rule or law ) refers to the fact that a person has been added to the official list of saints. Canonization is an official proclamation by the Pope that a person (who has been beatified) may be venerated …   Glossary of theological terms

  • Saints of the Cristero War — On May 21, 2000, Pope John Paul II canonized a group of 25 saints and martyrs arising from the Mexican Cristero War. The vast majority are Roman Catholic priests who were executed for carrying out their ministry despite the suppression under the… …   Wikipedia

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  • Saints Chrysanthus and Daria — The martyrdom of Sts Chrysanthus and Daria. From a 14th century manuscript Martyrs Born 3rd century AD Rome, Roman Empire …   Wikipedia

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