Sentence Examples


  • His canonization drew from Luther a violent brochure "against the new false god and old devil, who is to be lifted up at Meissen."
  • He took the first steps towards the canonization of Queen Margaret of Scotland, and sent missionaries under Portuguese auspices to the Congo.
  • The chief sources for St Dominic's life are the account by Jordan of Saxony, his successor as master-general of the order, and the evidence of the witnesses at the Process of Canonization, - all in the Bollandists' Acta sanctorum, Aug.
  • At the present day the canonization of saints is reserved in the Roman Church to the sovereign pontiff.
  • His zeal in founding monasteries earned for him his surname "the Pious," and canonization by Pope Innocent VIII.