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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?
I wonder if Pope John Paul is thinking along that line when he looks for some married saints, preferably couples, to canonize.
What then are we to say about the fact that Christianity honors martyrs--we canonize them--as does Islam?
The point here is that the church does not canonize saints simply to honor them or, what is even farther from the mark, to honor their religious orders.
My wife, Alba, and I headed to Rome to see one of our heroes canonize another one of our heroes.
I recently returned from Central America strongly reinforced in my view that the proposal to canonize Archbishop Romero should be dropped.
Did Pope John Paul II canonize a real person or an imaginative story when he raised Juan Diego to sainthood?