Tag: sainthood

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    Interfaith groups organize against gun violence; Dorothy Day; Sikh children learn to tie their turbans. More

    March 14, 2014 | Comments

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    She said the models to follow were the saints, and it was the saints who constantly replenished the church. More

    March 14, 2014 | Comments

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    “St. Francis considers himself to be a brother to everyone,” say Father Larry Dunham of the Franciscan Monastery of the Holy Land in America. “He had his own special vision.” More

    March 22, 2013 | Comments

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    By taking the name of one of the most revered figures in all Christianity, Pope Francis may be signalling that his papacy will prioritize caring for the “the least of these.” More

    March 15, 2013 | Comments

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    “Holiness is the vocation of all Christians. It’s what we’re called to be. It doesn’t mean to be canonized. It doesn’t mean to be called ‘saint’…It means to be the person God wants us to be, to be a person whose life reflects the love of Christ.” More

    February 8, 2013 | Comments

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    “Not only are we pointing to these different saints and celebrating all of the good things during their lives, but we’re hopefully encouraging one another to become the saints of this age,” says Brother James Cuddy, who explains the celebration of All Hallow’s Eve, or Halloween. More

    November 2, 2012 | Comments

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    The Catholic Church’s complex system for declaring someone a saint has evolved since the thirteenth century. More

    April 29, 2011 | Comments

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    Watch more about the deeply personal roles saints can play for individual Catholics. More

    April 29, 2011 | Comments

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    Watch more about the documentation that must be gathered before someone can be proclaimed a saint. More

    April 29, 2011 | Comments

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    The Catholic Church once excommunicated her for uncovering a case of priestly sex abuse, but now she has been canonized in Rome and celebrated “down under.”
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    October 22, 2010 | Comments

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