Their beatification at a ceremony in St Peter's Square marks the final step before actual canonisation through the Roman Catholic Church.
The problem is that you confused beatification and canonization.
The Vatican said at the weekend that a decision in favour of the pope's eventual fast-track beatification would be the ‘exclusive competence’ of his successor.
We wrote a pretty irreverent piece on the Pope's beatification of two dead shepherd children.
The life of Fr Mullen was featured recently on the RTE programme ‘Nationwide’, which, combined with the book, is hopefully seen as a step towards beatification .
The Vatican has recognized a miracle that she's believed to have performed, a key step in her beatification .
Once declared a holy person, the next step is beatification and finally canonisation.
The date chosen for her beatification , Mission Sunday, is the Sunday closest to the twenty-fifth anniversary of the pontificate of John Paul II and to the end of the Year of the Rosary.
In the 1990s, a number of bishoprics in Germany, Luxembourg and France began to support his beatification by the Roman Catholic Church.
Last month the Vatican announced the long-awaited beatification of John XXIII.