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What is a saint? How does the Catholic church decide if someone is a saint?
In this episode we discuss the formal process of canonisation in the Catholic church.
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References and further reading/listening/viewing:
- Congregation for the Causes of Saints, New Laws for the Causes of Saints
- The Catholic Encyclopedia, "Beatification and Canonization"
- "Heroic Virtue"
- EWTN: The Process of Beatification and Canonization
- John Paul II, Apostolic Constitution: Divinus Perfectionis Magister
- Busted Halo, "How Does the Catholic Church Declare Official Saints?", YouTube.
- Canon Law Centre, "Glossary of Canonical Terms"
- Official Decree of the Heroic Virtues of Padre Pio
- "The process of canonization for Josemaría Escrivá"
- "The Venerable Servant of God, Josemaria Escriva"
- "Mother Teresa's Miracles: How She Was Declared a Saint"
- "Mother Teresa: A Saint for Our Time"
- St. Therese of Liseux, Story of a Soul