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beatify

bee a tuh fahy

  • v  fill with sublime emotion
  • v  make blessedly happy
  • v  declare (a dead person) to be blessed; the first step of achieving sainthood

  • If you beatify him now, there will be a whitewashing of him, which will involve the church in more dishonesty.
  • And since the Vatican had already carefully vetted the circumstances of Fatima to beatify Lucia's two companions, how much more work need be done to establish the heroic virtue of .
  • That's beginning to look pretty smart unless America is ready to beatify Bolt.
Quotes

  • John Henry Newman in Total Catholic
    Fr Paul Chavasse, Provost of the Birmingham Oratory and Postulator of the Newman Cause said: "We now hope and pray for a positive outcome for the remaining steps of the process to beatify our cardinal."
  • Nasrallah Sfeir in Daily Star - Lebanon
    The Maronite Church and the Order of Lebanese Monks asked the Holy Pope Benedict XVI to beatify Lebanese Maronite Monk Estephan Nehmeh,Sfeir said.
  • Pope John Paul II in Inquirer.net
    At his beatification in Poland in June 1983, John Paul II said, "It's a miraculous Providence that wished myself to beatify this great servant of God, right here in Cracow."

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