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# sainthood - Wednesday 7 March, 2018

Murdered archbishop Óscar Romero is to be made a saint by the Vatican
# Higher Power
# Higher Power

Murdered archbishop Óscar Romero is to be made a saint by the Vatican

Mar 7th 2018, 2:32 PM 11,486 Views 29 Comments

Pope Paul VI will also be sainted.

# sainthood - Sunday 16 October, 2016

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

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

Oct 16th 2016, 7:00 AM 14,635 Views 64 Comments

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

# sainthood - Sunday 4 September, 2016

Revered, reviled, misunderstood: Mother Teresa becomes a saint today
# Loose Canon
# Loose Canon

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

Sep 4th 2016, 8:00 AM 39,507 Views 213 Comments

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

# sainthood - Friday 18 December, 2015

Mother Teresa to become saint after Pope recognises second miracle
# St Teresa
# St Teresa

Mother Teresa to become saint after Pope recognises second miracle

Dec 18th 2015, 12:58 PM 26,997 Views 208 Comments

Pope Francis has signed off on the second miracle required to grant the late nun a sainthood.

# sainthood - Tuesday 19 May, 2015

Mother Teresa is being made a saint next year
# Canonised
# Canonised

Mother Teresa is being made a saint next year

May 19th 2015, 9:39 PM 16,149 Views 104 Comments

A date has reportedly been set for September 2016.

# sainthood - Wednesday 18 March, 2015

Pope puts Cork woman one step closer to becoming a saint
# Nearly There
# Nearly There

Pope puts Cork woman one step closer to becoming a saint

Mar 18th 2015, 5:45 PM 20,355 Views 35 Comments

The founder of the Sisters of Charity Mary Aikenhead has been declared venerable.

# sainthood - Sunday 27 April, 2014

John XXIII and John Paul II declared saints
# Vatican
# Vatican

John XXIII and John Paul II declared saints

Apr 27th 2014, 7:50 PM 15,897 Views 198 Comments

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

# sainthood - Monday 7 April, 2014

Gun used in attempted assassination on Pope John Paul II goes on exhibit
# Shooting
# Shooting

Gun used in attempted assassination on Pope John Paul II goes on exhibit

Apr 7th 2014, 9:56 PM 12,122 Views 73 Comments

Italy’s justice ministry has loaned the museum the gun, a Browning 9mm, for three years.

# sainthood - Saturday 4 January, 2014

Pope celebrates fast-track sainthood of personal hero Pierre Favre
# Jesuits
# Jesuits

Pope celebrates fast-track sainthood of personal hero Pierre Favre

Jan 4th 2014, 8:30 AM 8,684 Views 46 Comments

The accelerated elevation of Jesuit priest bypassed Vatican tradition.

# sainthood - Friday 5 July, 2013

Pope John Paul II and Pope John XXIII to be made saints
# He's A Saint
# He's A Saint

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

Jul 5th 2013, 9:31 PM 11,480 Views 242 Comments

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

# sainthood - Wednesday 3 July, 2013

Two miracles later and Pope John Paul II is on his way to sainthood
# He's A Saint
# He's A Saint

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

Jul 3rd 2013, 10:36 AM 15,087 Views 158 Comments

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

# sainthood - Saturday 20 August, 2011

Pope makes Spanish saint "doctor" of the Catholic Church
# World Youth Day
# World Youth Day

Pope makes Spanish saint "doctor" of the Catholic Church

Aug 20th 2011, 2:17 PM 748 Views 36 Comments

Patron saint of Spanish clergy gets the nod for one of Vatican’s highest honours in the hope that his example will “enlighten all priests”, says Benedict at World Youth Day Mass.

# sainthood - Friday 14 January, 2011

John Paul II is one step from sainthood - but holding out for a miracle
# Sainthood?
# Sainthood?

John Paul II is one step from sainthood - but holding out for a miracle

Jan 14th 2011, 2:12 PM 443 Views 0 Comments

Pope Benedict confirms the late pope will be beatified on May 1 but where will they find the extra miracle to make him a saint?