Definition of postulator
: an official who presents a plea for beatification or canonization in the Roman Catholic Church — compare devil's advocate
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Medical experts can’t have any contact with the postulator.
People handling Casey's cause for canonization, called postulators, continue to gather documentation of healings attributed to Casey, which will be studied in Rome.
A postulator, the person assigned to present the cause, is assigned and collects public and private writings, interviews people who knew the candidate, and researches the person's life.
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