Re: [Images_of_Marie_Antoinette] canonization
Canonization is a very involved, intricate and
protracted exercise that gets pushed along only when
there is the financial and political backing of an
organization, i.e.; a religious order.
It also requires 2 miracles scientifically documented,
and I'm not aware of any being performed in LA (Louis
Auguste's) or MA's intercession. Though I'm sure there
are royalist circles (who gather each year, I
understand, at the Chapelle Expiatoire I mentioned in
previous emails) who would welcome and/or push for
I think the Popes are no friend of the very
independent Gaulist church, either. So I doubt they
would assist along the process, even though the Church
is in desperate need of lay (non-religious order)
saints at this point.
But an interesting concept, particularly since there
was talk of canonizing Princess Grace of Monaco after
--- doritmi <drub@...> wrote:
> Since the pope has been so keen to canonize
> controversial historical
> figures, does anyone think either MA or Louis XVI
> should have been
> candidates for the honor?