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  • n. Plural form of canonisation.


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  • Since his election in 2005, he has presided over several canonisations, but has always previously delegated beatifications.

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  • Except for the canonisations, and arguably Ordinatio Sacerdotalis, that would seem to be the case.


  • The only objection to saints canonised since 1962 that I ever hear is the scandalous and unsupportable claim that such canonisations are dubious at best or invalid, but once a cult is formally proclaimed or approved by the Holy See, no "de-canonisation" is possible nor indeed has ever occurred.

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  • There is also a problem in reconciling traditional saints' days with the dates on the new calendar, but that has only to do with already established feasts, not new canonisations.

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  • He handed out so many canonisations it would be a bit mean not to give him one for himself.

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  • The pope will preside over a cardinals 'meeting on February 19 during which he will announce dates for the canonisations, said i. media, which specialises in Vatican affairs.

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  • If the candidates are approved after the final review of their cases, the Pope will announce the official dates for their canonisations, the report adds.


  • October brings canonisations set down for 17 October, including Mary MacKillop and, at some stage, a probable consistory to create new cardinals.

    Clerical Whispers

  • There are four foreign trips planned for the 82-year old pontiff and several canonisations and beatifications as well as a document on the Bible and the proposed English translation of the liturgical prayers from the Roman Missal and a mid-year gathering of the world's priests.

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  • Such large crowds are usually reserved for major holiday Masses and canonisations, not for


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