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# canonisation - Sunday 16 October, 2016

Argentina's "cowboy priest" to become country's first saint after performing two "miracles"

Jose Gabriel Brochero is revered in Argentina for his supposedly miraculous healing powers.

# canonisation - Sunday 4 September, 2016

Revered, reviled, misunderstood: Mother Teresa becomes a saint today

Teresa worked with the poorest of the poor in the sprawling metropolis formerly known as Calcutta for nearly four decades.

# canonisation - Sunday 27 April, 2014

John XXIII and John Paul II declared saints

Retired Pope Benedict XVI and Taoiseach Enda Kenny are in attendance at today’s ceremony.

John Paul II was so popular in the 1980s, he even had a dress-doll book dedicated to him...

You might still find this gem lurking on a bookshelf in your parents’ house…

The 9 at 9: Sunday

Good morning. Here’s everything you need to know this morning as you start your Sunday.

Who was Good Pope John?

The 77-year-old surprised many with his decisions – which made him one of the most loved and revered popes of all time.

# canonisation - Saturday 26 April, 2014

The Wolf of Wall Street, Jameson, and Pope John Paul II: The week in numbers

Plus: How many letters and packages does An Post deal with in an average week?

# canonisation - Thursday 24 April, 2014

Man crushed by falling giant crucifix honouring Pope John Paul II

The accident happened in Italy ahead of the late Pope’s canonisation this weekend.

# canonisation - Saturday 12 April, 2014

# canonisation - Monday 30 September, 2013

These two former popes will be made saints in April next year

Pope Francis today announced the date for the canonisation ceremony which is expected to bring hundreds of thousands of pilgrims to Rome.

# canonisation - Friday 5 July, 2013

Pope John Paul II and Pope John XXIII to be made saints

The long road to sainthood normally requires two confirmed miracles, however, John XXIII only has one.

# canonisation - Wednesday 3 July, 2013

Two miracles later and Pope John Paul II is on his way to sainthood

For healings to be officially certified as miracles, they must be instantaneous, permanent and with no scientific explanation.