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Pius XII denied beatification of "a very well known founder of a religious order"?

Sr. Pascalina Lehnert, Pope Pius XII's housekeeper and secretary, wrote in His Humble Servant ch. 11: One example was the beatification process of a very well known founder of a religious order. The ...
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What is the official status of the person of Philomena who at one time was liturgically canonized by Pope Gregory XVI?

What is the official status of the person of Philomena who at one time was “liturgically canonized” by Pope Gregory XVI and not officially canonized? What are the physical, archeological and ...
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Are there non-medical miracles that can get a person beatified/canonized?

It seems like every miracle that is used in the case for beatification in the Catholic Church has to do with some sickness being prayed for and its miraculous cure. But it seems to me that there are ...
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Who is the oldest Blessed?

Just a question that ought to have a concrete answer and be a good example for how the process of canonization works for my Religious Ed. class: Who has been declared blessed for the longest period ...
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