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Archbishop plans to propose Father Jacques Hamel for sainthood, no miracle required

©Paroisse Saint-Etienne De Rouvray

Deacon Greg Kandra - published on 08/13/16

Details, translated by Google from the original French:

The archbishop of Rouen is prepared to initiate a canonization procedure within the prescribed period of five years.It states that it “carefully preserved evidence about the Father Jacques.”Making a miracle, a condition generally imposed by the Church for canonization, will not be necessary:

“To the martyrs, their loyalty before death takes the place of miracles.”

For Bishop Lebrun, the abbot, killed in his church of Saint-Etienne-du-Rouvray, at the foot of the altar, can legitimately be considered a martyr.

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