Beatification meaning

bēatəfikā′shən
Beatification is defined as the official act of the Pope proclaiming a deceased person one of the blessed.

An example of beatification is the act of Pope John Paul II giving the title of “Blessed” and its accompanying honors to Mother Regina Protmann.

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The definition of beatification is the state of extreme happiness.

An example of beatification is nirvana, or the reaching of a transcendent state believed by some to be perfection.

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A beatifying or being beatified.
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The act of beatifying, or the state of being beatified; especially, in the Roman Catholic Church, the act or process of ascertaining and declaring that a deceased person is one of "the blessed," or has attained the second degree of sanctity, — usually a stage in the process of canonization.
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Origin of beatification

  • From Middle French béatification, from Medieval Latin beatificatio

    From Wiktionary