Examples of sainthood in a Sentence
while you're a perfectly nice person, you're not exactly an example of sainthood
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Normally, candidates for sainthood have to be attached to two miracles.
ROME— Pope Francis on Tuesday took the last major step toward sainthood for the late Archbishop Oscar Romero of El Salvador, an outspoken advocate for the poor who was killed during his country’s civil war.
In 2002, Bishop Daniel R. Jenky of the Diocese of Peoria, Ill., where Archbishop Sheen was born and ordained, began investigating the question of sainthood.
There’s a specific plane of sainthood reserved for the sweet souls who throw Super Bowl parties.
Alvear, who died in 1982 and is a candidate for sainthood, was a fierce defender of human rights, notably during the initial years of the military dictatorship that ruled from 1973 to 1990 and was headed by Gen. Augusto Pinochet.
In 1996, Pope John Paul II advanced him along the path to sainthood.
The new Vatican document stresses that relics may not be venerated publicly before a candidate for sainthood reaches the stage of beatification.
Neumann’s successor, Father Francis Xavier Seelos, was beatified in 2000, a step toward sainthood.
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