The Most Christian King

“The Most Christian King.”  That seems like braggadocio, doesn’t it?  It reminds me of a story about the member of an obscure Catholic order who said, “We may be small, but in humility we’re tops.” Actually, the title “Most Christian King” was given to the kings of France.  Considering the less than admirable conduct of […]

Canonization

Canonization is the declaration of a deceased person as an officially recognized saint; specifically, it is the official act of a Christian communion declaring a person worthy of veneration and entering their name in the canon, or authorized list, of that communion’s recognized saints.  Unlike Roman Catholic and Orthodox Christian communions, most Protestant bodies have […]