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To: marshmallow

Very interesting, and assuming he was sincere, I’m sure Fesch is with the Lord now. However, like the thief on the cross, the Church shouldn’t give him a title of sainthood.


5 posted on 03/21/2008 8:06:49 AM PDT by AnalogReigns
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To: AnalogReigns

You wrote:

“Very interesting, and assuming he was sincere, I’m sure Fesch is with the Lord now. However, like the thief on the cross, the Church shouldn’t give him a title of sainthood.”

If God has made him a saint, there is no reason why that should not be recognized on earth by the Church.


8 posted on 03/21/2008 8:28:58 AM PDT by vladimir998 (Ignorance of Scripture is ignorance of Christ. St. Jerome)
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To: AnalogReigns

Actually, tradition names the theif on the cross Dismis, St. Dismis. Otherwise known as the theif who stole Heaven.


10 posted on 03/21/2008 9:14:24 AM PDT by mockingbyrd (peace begins in the womb)
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To: AnalogReigns
However, like the thief on the cross, the Church shouldn’t give him a title of sainthood.

The wikipedia article on St. Dismas borders on the pious:

"Though never canonized by the church, the Good Thief carries the sole distinction of being the only human to be canonized by Jesus himself, if by canonized one means the formal recognition of a person's place in heaven."

12 posted on 03/21/2008 12:16:32 PM PDT by Dumb_Ox (http://kevinjjones.blogspot.com)
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To: AnalogReigns
Dear AnalogReigns,

“However, like the thief on the cross, the Church shouldn’t give him a title of sainthood.”

The Church recognizes the Good Thief as a saint. St. Dismas’ feast day is March 25 in the Catholic Church.


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14 posted on 03/21/2008 12:28:43 PM PDT by sitetest (If Roe is not overturned, no unborn child will ever be protected in law.)
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