Vatican acts to rein in the high cost of sainthood

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Cardinal Angelo Amato, head of the Vatican’s saint-making office, announced the change during a meeting Monday of postulators, the officials who shepherd sainthood cases through the lengthy investigations of would-be saints’ lives and miracles.

He said postulators must now abide by a “reference price” to curb overall expenditure and make the process more equitable for less well-funded cases.

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Editor’s note: They could save a lot of money by simply canceling the process for Pope John XXIII, Pope Paul VI and Pope John Paul II.

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