Oh, they certainly can be.
Failure to rise to the stature of one destined for sainthood is, of course, inconvenient.
I'll get there eventually...once I get out of Purgatory.
There are divisions of opinion about whether or not you can get out of Purgatory, or whether or not it even exists. And that’s just inside the Catholic church. You oughta’ hear what the Holy Rollers have to say about it. WOW!