Translation of canonize in Spanish:


canonizar, v.

Pronunciation /ˈkænəˌnaɪz/ /ˈkanənʌɪz/

See Spanish definition of canonizar

transitive verb

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    • Judaism does not canonize people as saints nor does it demand the performance of miracles from its heroes.
    • Eventually, because of her contributions, she was canonized as a saint by the church.
    • From soon after his death posthumous miracles had begun to be attributed to him, and he was officially canonised by Pope John XXII in 1320.
    • At any historical moment, the church canonizes people whom it needs to canonize to make a point about what it considers, at that period, an exemplary life.
    • In June 2001, he was canonized for his piety and good works as Saint Bernard of Corleone.
    • Xavier University was founded by Katharine Drexel, someone who is now Saint Katharine Drexel, because Pope John Paul II canonized her.
    • The possibility that his words may be heeded was suggested by the church's decision in 2000 to canonize six men who had signed the letters.
    • In April 2000, Pope John Paul II canonized a Polish nun whose life and witness he called ‘a gift of God for our time.’
    • On July 30, the pope intends to canonize Juan Diego, the humble Aztec to whom the Virgin Mary supposedly appeared in 1531.
    • She was canonized for the wrong reasons, but her words and actions are stronger than the seal set on her by Rome.
    • In the aftermath of Vatican II, however, the nearly universal grief that followed his death led to proposals that the council canonize him by acclamation.
    • Opus Dei, the work of God, is a little known institution within the Roman Catholic Church whose founder was canonized as saint in the year 2002.
    • In 1761 Clement XIII approved his beatification; John XXIII canonized him in 1960.
    • He was canonized in 1494 and named a Doctor of the Church in 1720.
    • Most intriguing are the author's speculations as to why Joan was finally canonized in 1920.
    • There was an outcry when he was canonised by the current pope in 2002.
    • Indeed, the formal Catholic procedures for beatifying and canonizing saints are intended, inter alia, to guard against superstition, miraclemongering, and popular enthusiasms of a possibly heretical nature.
    • Benedict did try to improve Vatican relations with France after the war by canonizing the French heroine Joan of Arc.
    • The official Church recognizes Juliana for her leadership role in the movement to establish the Feast of Corpus Christi, first celebrated in Liege in 1246; she was canonized in the nineteenth century.
    • He was canonized in 1935 and is commemorated on 22 June.