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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.
Organisers were expecting as many as half a million people for the canonisation Mass, the highlight of the 24-hour visit.
His canonisation will go ahead even though the Vatican has not confirmed a second miracle.
On October 25, Cardinal Desmond Connell will preside at a Mass to mark the canonisation in the church of St Therese in Mount Merrion.
The canonisation of Fr Charles Houben has been fast-tracked because he is credited with performing two miracles.
A LEADING Irish theologian has accused the Pope of devaluing the process of canonisation by implementing a fast track route to sainthood.
The criteria for canonisation within the Roman Catholic Church are very strict.
Writer Malachy McCourt and Larry Kirwan, leader of Irish rock band Black 47, are appalled the Catholic Church is opposed to the canonisation of Fr Mychal Judge, who died giving the last rites to one of his firefighters at Ground Zero.