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Definition of "beatification" []

  • The act of beatifying, or the state of being beatified; esp., in the Roman Catholic Church, the act or process of ascertaining and declaring that a deceased person is one of "the blessed," or has attained the second degree of sanctity, — usually a stage in the process of canonization. (noun) : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "beatification" in a sentence
  • "Step 2, in beatification, it seems is also drinking."
  • "Sorry Art, but John Henry Newman has not yet been beatified, let alone canonized -- though his beatification is expected soon."
  • "Apparently, the cause of G.K. Chesterton's beatification is being promoted by the Chesterton Society in England."