Canonization can stereotype the life of the saint — as it becomes more Christ-like, the rough edges of a saint’s story can be smoothed away.
Why Pope Francis is canonizing two popes for all of the world wide web to see.
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Born Jorge Bergolgio, he took the papal name of Francis, in honor of St. Francis of Assisi, shown behind him … Continued
Like millions of others, I am gratefully stunned by his revolutionary remarks on the Catholic Church’s “obsession” with long-held doctrines on gay people and abortion.
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Francis’ anti-war rhetoric is quickly earning him a unique place in papal history.
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