2 thoughts on “Beatus Vir

  1. Interesting news! As a Protestant, I’m a bit confused on what standards are used to determine “beatification.” Isn’t there some requirement regarding miracles?

    I ask this out of ignorance, not as a trick question :-)

  2. The 1983 Code requires one proven miracle attributed to the intercession of the candidate (this requirement is waived in the case of a martyr). In addition, the candidate’s life and writings are thoroughly scrutinized, testimonies collected, etc. There’s a good article here:

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