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# canonisation - Sunday 16 October, 2016

Argentina's "cowboy priest" to become country's first saint after performing two "miracles"
# Canonisation
# Canonisation

Argentina's "cowboy priest" to become country's first saint after performing two "miracles"

Oct 16th 2016, 7:00 AM 14,524 Views 64 Comments

Jose Gabriel Brochero is revered in Argentina for his supposedly miraculous healing powers.

# canonisation - Sunday 4 September, 2016

Revered, reviled, misunderstood: Mother Teresa becomes a saint today
# Loose Canon
# Loose Canon

Revered, reviled, misunderstood: Mother Teresa becomes a saint today

Sep 4th 2016, 8:00 AM 39,338 Views 217 Comments

Teresa worked with the poorest of the poor in the sprawling metropolis formerly known as Calcutta for nearly four decades.

# canonisation - Sunday 27 April, 2014

John XXIII and John Paul II declared saints
# Vatican
# Vatican

John XXIII and John Paul II declared saints

Apr 27th 2014, 7:50 PM 15,887 Views 199 Comments

Retired Pope Benedict XVI and Taoiseach Enda Kenny are in attendance at today’s ceremony.

John Paul II was so popular in the 1980s, he even had a dress-doll book dedicated to him...
# Paper Pontiff
# Paper Pontiff

John Paul II was so popular in the 1980s, he even had a dress-doll book dedicated to him...

Apr 27th 2014, 10:15 AM 7,894 Views 35 Comments

You might still find this gem lurking on a bookshelf in your parents’ house…

The 9 at 9: Sunday
# 9 At 9
# 9 At 9

The 9 at 9: Sunday

Apr 27th 2014, 8:30 AM 10,263 Views 5 Comments

Good morning. Here’s everything you need to know this morning as you start your Sunday.

Who was Good Pope John?
# Pope John XXIII
# Pope John XXIII

Who was Good Pope John?

Apr 27th 2014, 8:00 AM 12,363 Views 35 Comments

The 77-year-old surprised many with his decisions – which made him one of the most loved and revered popes of all time.

# canonisation - Saturday 26 April, 2014

The Wolf of Wall Street, Jameson, and Pope John Paul II: The week in numbers
# Prime Numbers
# Prime Numbers

The Wolf of Wall Street, Jameson, and Pope John Paul II: The week in numbers

Apr 26th 2014, 7:30 PM 9,441 Views 10 Comments

Plus: How many letters and packages does An Post deal with in an average week?

# canonisation - Thursday 24 April, 2014

Man crushed by falling giant crucifix honouring Pope John Paul II
# Italy
# Italy

Man crushed by falling giant crucifix honouring Pope John Paul II

Apr 24th 2014, 5:18 PM 22,139 Views 52 Comments

The accident happened in Italy ahead of the late Pope’s canonisation this weekend.

# canonisation - Saturday 12 April, 2014

Here's what you need to do if you want to become a bona fide Saint....
# Five Easy Steps
# Five Easy Steps

Here's what you need to do if you want to become a bona fide Saint....

Apr 12th 2014, 4:30 PM 12,246 Views 137 Comments

Really.

# canonisation - Monday 30 September, 2013

These two former popes will be made saints in April next year
# Saints
# Saints

These two former popes will be made saints in April next year

Sep 30th 2013, 11:52 AM 7,862 Views 241 Comments

Pope Francis today announced the date for the canonisation ceremony which is expected to bring hundreds of thousands of pilgrims to Rome.

# canonisation - Friday 5 July, 2013

Pope John Paul II and Pope John XXIII to be made saints
# He's A Saint
# He's A Saint

Pope John Paul II and Pope John XXIII to be made saints

Jul 5th 2013, 9:31 PM 11,448 Views 242 Comments

The long road to sainthood normally requires two confirmed miracles, however, John XXIII only has one.

# canonisation - Wednesday 3 July, 2013

Two miracles later and Pope John Paul II is on his way to sainthood
# He's A Saint
# He's A Saint

Two miracles later and Pope John Paul II is on his way to sainthood

Jul 3rd 2013, 10:36 AM 15,005 Views 158 Comments

For healings to be officially certified as miracles, they must be instantaneous, permanent and with no scientific explanation.