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Synonyms for canonization

(Roman Catholic and Eastern Orthodox Church) the act of admitting a deceased person into the canon of saints

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Gradually perceiving that the links between canon formation and religious canonization were not as contingent as they have seemed to many, Lootens understood the need for a more in-depth study of the nature of nineteenth-century canonicity.
In "Canonical and Noncanonical Texts: A Chicano Case Study," Juan Bruce-Novoa examines the problematic of a Chicano canon formation pressured into existence by mainstream forces, particularly as criticizing the process itself becomes practicing canonization, while Juan Flores provides a concise historical overview in "Puerto Rican Literature in the United States: Stages and Perspectives.
They cover remembering the dead: contexts of cultural sainthood, a historical perspective on commemorative cults of poets and writers, a dynamic model of the canonization of cultural saints, canonizing a paradigmatic cultural saint: Slovenian Romantic France Preseren (1800-49), and postulators of the memory of J nas Hallgrimsson (1807-45) in Iceland.
I join the Catholic faithful in celebrating the impending canonization of Mother Teresa, Binay said in a statement.
I wrote precisely to address people I admire like Colman McCarthy who have no doubts about Dorothy's holiness but oppose or distrust the business of canonization.
Delegations from the federal and state governments are also in Vatican for the canonization event.
Quebec's archbishop Lacroix said he was hopeful that the canonization of the saints would remind Canada's relation to Catholicism.
The double canonization will be the first in the Vatican's history and is expected to appeal to both wings of the Church.
The sacred relics of soon to be canonized Blessed Pope John Paul II will arrive in the country next month for a two-month public display as a prelude to his canonization with Blessed John XXIII by Pope Francis on April 27.
NNA - In the first consistory that he has convened, Pope Francis has announced that the canonization of Blessed John Paul II and Blessed John XXIII will be held on Sunday, April 27th, 2014 in Rome.
Once Pope Francis approves the late Pope's miracle and sets a date for canonization, a final step to 'sainthood', it could lead the late Pope to 'sainthood' faster than anyone else in the history.
Peter's Square for the canonization of seven new saints October 21, including St.
Riley Outstanding Citizenship Award, and was present in Rome to witness the canonization of a saint he had adored for decades.
At the request of the Right Honourable Stephen Harper, Prime Minister of Canada, the Honourable Andrew Scheer, Speaker of the House of Commons, will lead the all-party Canadian delegation attending the canonization mass for Kateri Tekakwitha on October 21, 2012, at the Vatican.
Gender, Miracles, and Daily Life: The Evidence of Fourteenth-Century Canonization Processes.