canonise


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Synonyms for canonise

treat as a sacred person

declare (a dead person) to be a saint

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The Vatican said that Francis approved the decision by the Vatican's saint-making office to canonise Vaz.
If the Church in Ireland survives, they should canonise victims like Colm O'Gorman and Christine Buckley.
Pope Francis said in July he would canonise two of the 20th century's most influential religious leaders together.
Francis had announced in July he would canonise two of the 20th century's most influential popes together, approving a miracle attributed to John Paul's intercession and bending Vatican rules by deciding that John XXIII did not need one.
Before we canonise her, let's admit she is also not entitled to it.