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Is James Foley a Martyr?

The American journalist’s murder by the Islamic State has Christians debating whether he should be considered a martyr.

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What Is a Saint?

How the diversity of saintly lives reveals multiple paths toward God.

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Magical Thinking and the Canonization of Two Popes

Why Pope Francis is canonizing two popes for all of the world wide web to see.

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How to become a saint

When he canonizes John XXIII and John Paul II, Pope Francis affirms with the highest authority that these two servants are enjoying life with God in heaven.