sainthood


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saint·hood

 (sānt′ho͝od′)
n.
1. The status, character, or condition of being a saint.
2. Saints considered as a group.

sainthood

(ˈseɪnthʊd)
n
1. the state or character of being a saint
2. saints collectively

saint•hood

(ˈseɪnt hʊd)

n.
1. the character or status of a saint.
2. saints collectively.
[1540–50]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.sainthood - saints collectivelysainthood - saints collectively      
group, grouping - any number of entities (members) considered as a unit
saint - a person who has died and has been declared a saint by canonization
2.sainthood - the status and dignity of a saint
berth, billet, post, situation, position, office, place, spot - a job in an organization; "he occupied a post in the treasury"
Translations

sainthood

[ˈseɪnthʊd] Nsantidad f

sainthood

nHeiligkeit f; martyrs who were elevated to sainthoodMärtyrer, die in die Gemeinschaft der Heiligen aufgenommen wurden

sainthood

[ˈseɪnthʊd] nsantità
References in periodicals archive ?
'Part of the procedure for the cause of someone for sainthood is (the) formal opening in the diocesan level,' he said in an interview Tuesday.
Summary: Pope Francis declared Maronite Patriarch Elias Howayek venerable Saturday, bringing the patriarch who oversaw the creation of the modern state of Lebanon closer to sainthood.
The Pope's declaration marks the first major step on the path to sainthood for the nun who died in Manila in 1711.
According to a CBCP News post, if Mother Arroyo's Cause for Sainthood is successful, she will be the first Filipina saint.
Another Filipina up for sainthood !-- -- (Philstar.com) - June 13, 2019 - 2:12pm MANILA, Philippines Another Filipina is a few steps away from being a saint after Pope Francis declared a nun from Iloilo as "Servant of God.
In the Catholic Church's saintmaking process, one 'miracle' is necessary for beatification, and a second, after the beatification ceremony, must be certified by Vatican experts for sainthood to be conferred.
In this modern era, a candidate for sainthood often has to pass through beatification, the pope's declaration that this person is 'blessed' and may thereupon be the object of limited public veneration.
It was and in 1975, Pope Paul issued a decree recognising Talbot's "heroic virtues," giving him the title "venerable," one of the early steps that can lead to sainthood.
seminary would accept him are among five candidates being supported for sainthood by a new coalition of black Catholic organizations.
A World War II-era Polish cardinal who was hostile to Jews was recognized by Pope Francis as having "heroic virtues," the first step to sainthood. Cardinal August Hlond was one of 12 sainthood cases to be advanced last week by the pope.
They also prohibit the use of relics in sacrilegious rituals and warn that the church may have to obtain consent from surviving family members before unearthing the remains of candidates for sainthood.
Pope Francis has (http://www.news.va/en/news/pope-francis-creates-new-category-for-beatificatio) created a new category for (https://www.catholicculture.org/culture/library/dictionary/index.cfm?id=32114) beatification , the level immediately below sainthood, in the Catholic Church: those who give their lives for others.