Wednesday, September 21, 2011
The process of canonization practiced by the Catholic Church is a process which confuses a lot of people. The Catholic Church does not create saints. God creates saints through the cooperation of the saintly and the grace God give that empowers them. What the Catholic Church does is test claims that certain people led extraordinary live of sanctity and the tests are rigorous and difficult and if upon investigation a person passes all the hurdles the Church declare them worth of veneration in a multistep process. The Church does not create saints because only God can do that.