Canonization & Beatification



Pope Benedict defined sainthood by saying a saint is “someone who is so fascinated by the beauty of God and by His perfect truth that he is progressively transformed by it. For this beauty and this truth he is ready to renounce everything, even himself.” -- Kairos Catholic Journal: Past Issues: Sainthood


bullet Canonization Process - Note released by the Holy See Press Office in 1997 on canonical procedure for causes of beatification and canonization.

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