Tag Archives: St. Hildegard of Bingen

Two New Doctors of the Church

From Vatican Radio: The Holy See announced today that Pope Benedict XVI will preside at the Solemn Mass for the opening of the XIII Ordinary General Assembly of the Synod of Bishops. The General Assembly will open on 7 October, … Read More

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7 October: Sts. John of Avila and Hildegard of Bingen to be proclaimed Doctors of the Church

From VIS: ST. JOHN OF AVILA AND ST. HILDEGARD OF BINGEN TO BE PROCLAIMED DOCTORS OF THE UNIVERSAL CHURCH Vatican City, 27 May 2012 (VIS) – After celebrating Mass this morning in the Vatican Basilica for the Solemnity of Pentecost, … Read More

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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. … Read More

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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 … Read More

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