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Synonyms for canonized

accorded sacrosanct or authoritative standing

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By 1234, Pope Gregory IX had declared that no person could legitimately be canonized without the authority of the pope.
She was allowed to enter at 15 and before her death wrote a spiritual autobiography The Story of a Soul, which was published posthumously and proved so popular demand grew for her to be canonized.
I have just recently visited the Cathedral in Xalapa, Veracruz, Mexico, which was the home church of the first canonized bishop to be born on North American soil: Bishop Rafael Guizar y Valencia (canonized in 2006).
The same can't be said for the legion of black comedians and rappers who have virtually canonized the n-word.
Darfur native Josephine Bakhita, canonized in 2000, is lauded not only for her heroic life ministering to low-income children but also for symbolizing the plight of Africa itself.
The newest addition to the distinguished "Ibis Western Mystery Tradition" series from Ibis Press, On The Prayer Of Jesus by Ignatius Brianchaninov (1807-1867--a monastic ascetic and Abbot of the Sergiev Monastery in 1834 who was canonized by the Russian Orthodox Church in 1988) and translated for English readers by Father Lazarus offers an insightful analysis into prayer as the core practice of Christian spirituality and the Hesyschasm form of devotion.
This double-edged ubiquity of psychedelic art makes it even more of a challenge to identify works and artists that can, after the fact, go toe-to-toe with those canonized through Pop, Minimalism, and Conceptualism.
A campaign to have him canonized in the seventeenth century failed, we are told in an Afterword.
As predicted, the "gay rights" lobby quickly canonized the unfortunate Shepard as a saintly victim of "homophobia," invoking his murder to advance "hate crimes" legislation and various initiatives to promote "tolerance.
He said, "People are canonized not because they are recognized first and foremost by the community as people of exceptional virtues but because they are emblematic of the pope's political line, in this case an intransigent stance concerning church teaching on abortion.
The first edition in the vernacular, by Francesco Angelo Coccio, printed by Marcolini in Venice in 1538, represents a historically significant moment in the itinerary of the Tabula: "the arcane figure of the pictor sapientiae was canonized by this time and its picta philosophia placed itself as a singular accessory phenomenon within that larger phenomenology of the ut pictura poesis, which .
So I was canonized the Queen of Nice--universally loved and praised.
Canonized with great ceremony by the Pope in 2002, Padre Pio was a Capuchin monk famous for his bleeding stigmata, miraculous healing powers and the rather enviable ability to be in two places at once.
In July, Pope John Paul II visited Mexico and canonized the Americas' first indigenous saint.
Countless books and articles have either praised or criticized, canonized or vilified Du Bois and his many theories.