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canon

(1) Dogma, see there.
(2) Paradigm, see there.
(3) Working rule, see there.
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And it climaxed with Francis' decision to canonize two other predecessors.
The popularity of each within one country or one Catholic movement is not enough of a reason to canonize them, he said.
Why canonize her as a victim when she was taken because she was Jewish?
Five hours of standing is a small price to pay when one of your heroes, Pope John Paul II, stands before you and canonizes another of your heroes, Josemaria Escriva de Balaguer, and then presents a third and far greater hero, Jesus Christ, in the Eucharist.
Unfortunately, the great majority of those the church has canonized - and continues to canonize - are celibate priests and nuns.
If the council canonizes John, they argued, it must simultaneously canonize Pius XII.
Did Pope John Paul II canonize a real person or an imaginative story when he raised Juan Diego to sainthood?
For the church to canonize someone as a martyr is, of course, a public (and hence, political) statement.
One way to rectify the problem of too many virgins and martyrs would be to canonize some everyday heroes and heroines whose lives could inspire today's Catholics.