Posts Tagged ‘GK Chesterton’

Chesterton hiccup highlights trouble in getting lay saints Comments 0

Monday, August 12th, 2019
Chesterton

Following the recent announcement that the cause for sainthood for celebrated writer Gilbert Keith Chesterton would not go forward in his home diocese, Dale Ahlquist, an expert on the author, said this stall “points to the difficulty of getting a layperson canonized.” Ahlquist noted one reason given for halting Chesterton’s cause was that the author, Read more

GK Chesterton – sainthood cause investigated Comments 0

Thursday, May 31st, 2018

GK Chesterton – author and Catholic apologist – may be in line for canonisation. An investigation into the cause for Chesterton, conducted by Canon John Udris, is expected to be completed this year. “Chesterton stands up as that saint who contradicts the world in terms of speaking out against a bad philosophy and bad thinking,” Read more