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canon

(1) Dogma, see there.
(2) Paradigm, see there.
(3) Working rule, see there.
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ALL EYES ON VATICAN CITY MOTHER Teresa will be declared a saint by Pope Francis of the Roman Catholic Church in a canonisation ceremony in Vatican City on Sunday in the presence of over a lakh of her followers from all over the world.
The Canonisation procedures in his case began long back and was declared a Venerable in 1984 and was beatified by Pope John Paul II, during his visit to Kerala in 1986.
In fact, a large number of the pilgrims were from Poland, waving Polish flags during the Mass and the canonisation ceremony beamed worldwide by Catholic TV station EWTN and other media companies.
It is expected that the canonisation process will be completed within a year.
Last December the Pope confirmed another miracle attributed to him which opened the way for his canonisation.
Cardinal John O'Connor of the archdiocese of New York announced Vatican approval to open the cause of canonisation of Dorothy Day, founder of the American Catholic Worker.
The criteria for canonisation within the Roman Catholic Church are very strict.
A LEADING Irish theologian has accused the Pope of devaluing the process of canonisation by implementing a fast track route to sainthood.
More than 300,000 pilgrims from 80 countries filled St Peter's Square in Rome for the canonisation.