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be·at·i·fi·ca·tion / bēˌatəfiˈkāshən/ • n. (in the Roman Catholic Church) declaration by the pope that a dead person is in a state of bliss, constituting a step toward canonization and permitting public veneration.

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Beatification

Beatification. In the Roman Catholic Church, the penultimate stage in the process which leads to the canonization of a saint. A person who has been beatified receives the title of ‘Blessed’.

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beatification

beatification in the Roman Catholic Church, declaration by the Pope that a dead person is in a state of bliss, constituting the first step towards canonization and permitting public veneration.

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beatification

beatification: see canonization.

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