canonization definition

  • noun:
    • the last procedure or decree (next beatification) by which the name of a deceased person is put within the catalogue (canon) of saints and commended to perpetual veneration and invocation.
    • the last process or decree (next beatification) wherein the name of a deceased person is put when you look at the catalogue (canon) of saints and commended to perpetual veneration and invocation.
    • their state to be canonized or sainted.
    • their state to be canonized or sainted.
    • the ultimate procedure or decree (next beatifacation) where the name of a deceased individual is positioned in the catalogue (canon) of saints and commended to perpetual veneration and invocation.
    • The final process or decree (following beatifacation) where the name of a deceased individual is placed in the catalogue (canon) of saints and commended to perpetual veneration and invocation.
    • their state of being canonized or sainted.
    • The state of being canonized or sainted.
    • in Roman Catholic Church, the act of enrolling a beatified individual among the list of saints. See beatification.
    • within the Roman Catholic Church, the work of enrolling a beatified individual among the list of saints. See beatification.
    • (Roman Catholic and Eastern Orthodox Church) the work of admitting a deceased person to the canon of saints
    • (Roman Catholic and Eastern Orthodox Church) the act of admitting a deceased person to the canon of saints

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