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- v. Alternative spelling of canonize.
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- v. treat as a sacred person
- v. declare (a dead person) to be a saint
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Well, the Vatican should shut up; it's quick enough to condemn Jews for defensive action but I seem to recall was utterly silent during one of the worst genocides of the Twentieth Century (and is now actively trying to 'canonise' the one responsible for that so that he could achieve greater Vatican control of its German churches) hadrian
When it comes to the prematurely departed the temptation to canonise is even stronger.
After their death attempts are made to convert them into harmless icons, to canonise them, to hallow their names while at the same time robbing the revolutionary theory of its substance, blunting its revolutionary edge and vulgarising it.
This is emphatically not a religion of any single book, notwithstanding recent attempts to canonise works such as the Bhagavad Gita.
Declining the suggestion of setting the story during the Clone Wars perhaps aware that the next movie would likely de-canonise anything major they chose to do, they went back four millennia into the distant past, to the time of the Sith and the Jedi, to the time covered in the popular Tales of the Jedi comic mini-series, and created a new story there.
They have fetched Trajanus 'soul out of hell, and canonise for saints whom they list.
It can take a person and canonise them, demonise them, or eulogise them.
To invite, as does the Windsor document, those provinces to reconsider is not to say that there are no issues to be resolved, no prejudice to be repented of (because there unquestionably is much of this); it is not to reject the idea of an 'inclusive' Church or to canonise an unintelligent reading of the Bible.
A bitter rift has opened in the Russian Orthodox Church over a campaign to canonise Rasputin and Ivan the Terrible.
His story, Vatican resists drive to canonise EU founder recounts how a campaign to sanctify the European Union through the beatification of its founding father, Robert Schuman, has run into stiff resistance from the Vatican and now appears likely to fail.
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