Her canonization was finalized in 1946, with the Vatican declaring her Patroness of Immigrants in 1950.
But De Niro gets as many mulligans as he wants on the path to canonization.
The decree for the introduction of the cause for the beatification and canonization of Joan of Arc has been signed at last.
It gave her canonization, and it gives it to her still, but not the priesthood.
Her fame brightens with the increasing light of our own century, and her canonization is now loudly demanded from the Church.
canonization attained, however, all gets to be plain sailing with him.
Four miracles are required to be distinctly proved for Beatification; and two more for canonization.
The deification of heroes changed into the canonization of saints.
But I would that all saints had as good a claim to canonization as St. Agatha.
The High-Church party owes him canonization, as I said to the bishop yesterday.
late 14c., from Medieval Latin canonizationem (nominative canonizatio), noun of action from past participle stem of canonizare (see canonize).
late 14c., "to place in the canon or calendar of saints," from Old French cannonisier and directly from Medieval Latin canonizare, from Late Latin canon "church rule" (see canon (n.1)). Related: Canonized; cannonizing.