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Pope John Paul II added the first Chinese to the roll of saints during a Vatican canonization ceremony last weekend, declaring 120 Chinese Catholics and foreign missionaries to be martyrs who died in the anti-Western, anti-Christian Boxer Rebellion of 110 years ago.
The two nuns' canonization will inevitably draw attention to Palestine and the Middle East, a region that Francis has repeatedly highlighted in recent months.
The museum will also offer video presentations on the lives of the two new saints, children's activities and a talk on the new saints in the days surrounding the canonizations.
Since her death in 1680, one verified miracle elevated her to beatification - the second step toward sainthood - in 1980, but Vatican officials require another confirmed miracle to complete her canonization, diocese officials said.
As the canonizations of these two popes and the 2003 beatification of Mother Teresa of Calcutta illustrate, we are moving away from an age when Catholics come to know their saints only through stories, statues and stained glass windows.
But even under this pope, canonization and beatification are slow, laborious processes.
The Catholic Channel will also serve as a forum for Catholics and non-Catholics alike to call in and ask questions about the canonization process, share their memories of John Paul II and John XXIII, and be a part of the discussion about sainthood.
If there's ever going to be a fast-track canonization, it's going to be this one,'' he said.
Prozess gegen die juden von Trient," redacted in the late 1470s by an anonymous scribe for an unspecified patron (probably either Count Eberhard of Wiirttemberg or his brother-in4aw Francesco Cardinal Gonzaga, Bishop of Mantua), is a compilation of documents edited and translated for the purpose of promoting the speedy canonization of Simon Unferdorben, a two-year-old allegedly done to death in ritualistic fashion by the Jews of Trent during Holy Week of 1475.
While in Rome, the University will be hosting a series of events in celebration of the canonization of Blessed Katharine Drexel.
26, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Pope Francis is expected to announce the canonization date for Blessed John Paul II following a meeting of cardinals, also known as a consistory, in Rome on Monday, September 30.
30 to formally approve the canonization of Blesseds John Paul II and John XXIII, and the date for the canonization will be announced at that time, said Cardinal Angelo Amato, prefect of the Congregation for the Causes of Saints.