Religion: Chicago Tribunal

Besides being lengthy and laborious, adding a new saint to the Roman Catholic calendar is an expensive business. Many hearings are held, many investigations made into the life of the person proposed for canonization. Alleged miracles, upon which beatification and subsequent canonization depend, must be diligently checked by expert scientists and doctors. Then, if the cause is successful elaborate ceremonies are held in St. Peter's in Rome. All this runs to money. The Roman Catholic faithful are giving sums which may eventually total as much as 1,000,000 lire ($70,000) to make...

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