Canonization: How does one become a saint?

Discover the five-step process used by the Vatican

Stars Insider

17/03/23 | StarsInsider


Catholics have been worshiping saints for centuries. Some saints can be traced all the way back to the disciples of Jesus, while others are as recent as Mother Teresa. But how does the process of canonization work, really? Can anyone become a saint? And, if so, how?

In this gallery, we delve into the history of canonization and the criteria that needs to be met for someone to become a saint. Click on to find out how it works.

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