The Making of a Saint

A Multi-stage Process

The Making of a Saint is a multi-stage process requiring ongoing dialogue between the Bishops’ Conference of the country in which the possible saint lived and the Congregation for the Causes of Saints in Rome. In this section you will find information on the stage involved with making a Saint and the types of Saints.

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The Process

The Making of a Saint. This is a multi-stage process requiring ongoing dialogue between the Bishops’ Conference of the country in which the possible saint li...Read more

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Miracle

For a miracle to be accepted, it must be scrutinised by a panel of independent experts in the field and must be scientifically verifiable as ‘beyond human ca...Read more

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The Verdict

The final verdict depends on an examination (theological) by nine theologians who give their vote. If the majority of the theologians are in favour, the caus...Read more