Popes

Are all popes saints?

No. In fact, NO man can be called a 'saint' while on this earth. Only God knows who he will redeam. Roman Catholic Answer No, there have been some notorious popes, who are very obviously not saint material. That being said, saints are people who are in heaven. The Church officially acknowledges...

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Which pope designated November 1st as All Saints Day?

The feast of All Saints, on its current date of November 1, is traced to Pope Gregory III (731-741).

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What does the Easter triduum celebrate?

that Christ rose from the dead, on the third day from Resurrection

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What Christian pope designated November 1 All Saints Day?

Pope Gregory the third started it. Gregory the fourth finally designated November 2 All Saint's Day. They moved it from May 13 to November 1.

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Why are doves a symbol of marriage?

Because they are thought to be monogamous--in love with the same mate forever.

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Which 20th century pope is a canonized saint?

Pope Pius X is the only 20th Century pope canonized so far. However, there are 5 others who are at various stages of canonization: Pius XII, John XXIII, Paul VI, John Paul I and John Paul II.

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