How To Use Sainthood In A Sentence

  • Mother Teresa is on her way to sainthood, having been beatified by the Pope in a two-hour ceremony in Rome.
  • Yesterday idolized , today hated and spit upon, tomorrow forgotten, and the day after tomorrow promoted to Sainthood.
  • His beatification, the first step to sainthood, is expected to take five years, far shorter than normal.
  • Benedict will return to the square in exactly one week to lead a crowd expected to be at least double Easter's turnout when he beatifies John Paul, putting the Polish-born, long-serving pontiff on the last formal step before eventual sainthood. In Easter Message, Pope Urges Diplomacy in Libya
  • They aren't handing out sainthoods around here.
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  • There are two major divisions of Buddhism, each of which has its own understanding of sainthood.
  • While that public sentiment appears to be firmly in place, any official elevation to sainthood is still years of church bureaucracy away. - Rome becomes giant church for funeral of pope
  • Compared to bankers and politicians we must be nearing sainthood by now. The Sun
  • Junipero Serra was beatified for sainthood by Pope John Paul II in 1984, at his grave in the sanctuary of Mission San Carlos Borromeo in Carmel, California.
  • When John Paul's beatification was announced in January, the U.S.-based Survivor's Network of those Abused by Priests criticized what it described as a "hasty drive to confer sainthood on the pontiff under whose reign most of the widely documented clergy sex crimes and coverups took place. - Home Page
  • His main opponent is a man our readers once voted the city's top candidate for sainthood.
  • This self aggrandizing twit is convinced that she's on the road to sainthood. Palin: 'The media will never understand'
  • She fit a type easily recognized in the annals of hagiography, and it was on that basis that claims for sainthood were made.
  • The major difference is that poor little Johnny is excoriated for appalling behaviour and Bob is elevated to sainthood status.
  • If you touch the idea of sainthood, especially in this country, people feel you've taken something from them personally. For the Sake of Argument
  • The Catholic Church doesn't give out sainthoods to people just for having been good.
  • The former is a preliminary step to sainthood, while the latter is the elevation to the status of saint.
  • Instead he can continue to dine out on this one, but if England as expected are well off the pace by 2007, all his sainthoods and knighthoods are not going to make him nearly so popular or commercially appealing for the rest of his working days.
  • Her successor says beatification, the step just short of sainthood, will be important not just for her order.
  • As the only survivor of the trio, she cannot be beatified, only the dead can begin the slow journey through canonical bureaucracy to reach sainthood.
  • Church leaders had to choose between demanding visible sainthood or baptizing the children of those who did not meet standards.
  • There's also a strong temptation to lionize Pedro to the point of sainthood, and while Winick doesn't dive in headfirst, he doesn't exactly shy away from the opportunity either. Robot Reviews: Pedro & Me | Robot 6 @ Comic Book Resources – Covering Comic Book News and Entertainment
  • To the very contrary, we remember the story of the Good Samaritan; a man lay wounded by robbers while two sanctimonious fellows passed by, carefully keeping their skirts clear of the blood, and our ideal of sainthood, is in the man who came and helped him who had been robbed and wounded. The Philosophy of Canada's Position in the British Empire
  • No doubt alcohol, tobacco, and so forth, are things that a saint must avoid, but sainthood is also a thing that human beings must avoid. Reflections on Gandhi
  • You might think the miracles necessary for sainthood actually occur in the person's lifetime.
  • He added, "the elevation of Jade Goody to sainthood is an important step in bringing the Church in line with modern life". Goody to Become Saint Jade
  • If they defrock him, they set him on a path to official or unofficial sainthood. Michele Somerville: Roy Bourgeois Detained At The Vatican For The Crime Of Primacy Of Conscience
  • Beatification is the last step on the road to sainthood, although not all those who are beatified are finally canonised. John Paul II to be beatified in Rome
  • When I'm up for a sainthood I won't ask you for a reference. BLOOD IS DIRT
  • sainthood" -- and all who approached him were made participators in his Modern Saints and Seers
  • Jesuit Father Peter Gumpel, the "relator" or investigating judge of the sainthood cause of Pope Pius, found the document and spoke about it with Vatican Radio March 4. CNS latest top stories
  • Perfection, like sainthood, is an eternal occupation.
  • Restraining from watching porn on a first date does not qualify for sainthood.
  • Slawomir Oder, the church official who has advanced the case for the late pope's sainthood, bemoans the attention the royal wedding is getting. Pope Vies With Prince for Public Eye
  • On his way to Damascus, Maritain was knocked off his despairing pretensions and turned toward sainthood.
  • He is expected to be beatified - the last step before fully fledged sainthood - before the end of the year. Times, Sunday Times
  • BILL HEMMER, CNN ANCHOR: Three hundred thousand gathered in St. Peter's Square over the weekend, there to witness the rise to sainthood of Padre Pio, a friar who bore the stigmata, that is the marks of crucifixion. CNN Transcript Jun 17, 2002
  • His elevation to sainthood is entirely justified.
  • He then quitted the Congress membership, finding that sainthood is tarnished by too close contact with politicians. Changing India
  • Mother Teresa is on her way to sainthood, having been beatified by the Pope in a two-hour ceremony in Rome.
  • The church is a living monument to the ideals of a man who is set to get sainthood.
  • Professional careers do not of themselves defeminize women, otherwise the Church would not have raised political women to sainthood, as was the case with St. Elizabeth and St. Clotilde. Communism and Woman
  • Likewise, the quick rush to canonize the great Pope John Paul II is another example of a beautiful human life declared not sufficiently inspiring unless it is coated in veneration and sainthood. Rabbi Shmuley Boteach: Royal Weddings and Human Idols
  • The next step to sainthood is to have a miracle attributed to the person's intercession with God after death. NPR Topics: News
  • Beatification is the final step on the path to sainthood.
  • Her beatification, the penultimate step on the way to sainthood, has taken place at surprising speed even in the context of the ‘saint factory’ that is the contemporary Vatican.
  • The sainthood cause is overseen by a "postulator," or advocate. Sainthood is Catholic church's way to recognize a 'friend of God'
  • The body of Pope John XXIII, who died in 1963 and like John Paul is also one step away from sainthood, was placed in a glass coffin and moved upstairs in 2001; his intact embalmed body was found to be "incorrupt," or free from decay. There's A Good Reason Why Benedict's Not An Organ Donor
  • It's all dubious Catholicism (at best), since sainthood is traditionally a slow and careful process that typically doesn't even begin for five years after someone dies and usually takes AT LEAST decades if not centuries before winding up. 04/13/2005
  • However, Rome's imprimatur is required before sainthood can be declared. Strange Pilgrims: Twelve Stories by Gabriel Garcia Marquez

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