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Pope approves canonization of St. Peter Faber, waiving the usual process

Today in a private audience, rather than a consistory, His Holiness Pope Francis met with Angelo Card. Amato, Prefect of the Congregation for the Causes of Saints. Francis extended to the whole Latin Church the liturgical cult in honor of … Continue reading

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Pope to canonize 16th century Jesuit, waives procedure

With the stroke of his pen he waived the (in my opinion prudent and yet still not enough) requirement for a second miracle before the canonization of Bl. John XXIII.
Now, with another stroke of his pen, Francis will elevate to … Continue reading

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Will Pope Francis jump over the regular process and declare Pius XII is a saint?

In related news see my post: REVIEW: Great book of documentary evidence about the Pontificate of Ven. Pius XII
From CNA:
Pope Francis thinking about declaring Pius XII a saint
By Andrea Gagliarducci
Vatican City, Jul 31, 2013 / 11:05 am (CNA/EWTN News).- Pope … Continue reading

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Pope Francis canonizes the Martyrs of Otranto, slain by Islamic invaders

Today Pope Francis conducted for the first time the venerable rite for the canonization of saints.
Among the new saints are the Martyrs of Otranto.  In his sermon, Francis said:
Today the Church proposes for our veneration a group of martyrs who … Continue reading

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Another thing about the Holy Father’s Mass on Sunday (hint: not about the Fanon!)

I just watched the on-demand video of the Holy Father’s Mass on Sunday with the canonization of seven new saints.   This is the Mass for which the Holy Father wore the fanon.  See my comments about the fanon and … Continue reading

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FANON! Wherein Fr. Z rants, opines, predicts.

I did everyone a big favor today.
This morning I decided to leave the computer off and simply say my Office, say Mass, have some breakfast without concerning myself with any news or voicemail or email. Whenever I do this, something … Continue reading

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This is a typical case of “equivalent canonization”.

About the elevation of St. Hildegard of Bingen the official role of saints of Holy Church.  I wrote about that HERE.
I would add that cases of “equivalent canonization” are not exactly “typical” in the sense that they are common.  This … Continue reading

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Benedict XVI: A Decree about Heroic Virtues and the extension of a Saint’s cult to the universal Church

The cause for beatification of a Servant of God important for the north-central United States had a big step forward today.
I read in the Bolletino today that His Holiness of our Lord promulgated a decree from the Congregation for the … Continue reading

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America Magazine wants dumbed-down path to canonization

From the Jesuit run America Magazine comes this with my emphases and comments.
The Universal Call
The Editors | SEPTEMBER 19, 2011
Ever since the Second Vatican Council spoke of the “universal call to holiness,” there has been a move to recognize more … Continue reading

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