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(Roman Catholic and Eastern Orthodox Church) the act of admitting a deceased person into the canon of saints.  Synonym: canonization.

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... four years, dying at Arezzo 10th January, 1276. His character stood high to the last, and some of the Northern Martyrologies enrolled him among the saints, but there has never been canonisation by Rome. The people of Arezzo used to celebrate his anniversary with torch-light gatherings at his tomb, and plenty of miracles were alleged to have occurred there. The tomb still stands in the Duomo at Arezzo, a handsome work by Margaritone, ...
— The Travels of Marco Polo Volume 1 • Marco Polo and Rustichello of Pisa

Words linked to "Canonisation" :   Eastern Church, Church of Rome, Roman Church, Roman Catholic, canonise, Western Church, Orthodox Church, Orthodox Catholic Church, Eastern Orthodox, canonization, sanctification, Eastern Orthodox Church, Roman Catholic Church

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