Santidad y clero secular en la España de los siglos modernos. O la complicada subida a los altares del "hábito de San Pedro"
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Proceso de beatificación
Proceso de canonización
The analysis of the array of beatification and canonization processes of the Spanish people, presented to the Sacred Congregation of Rites during the Modern Age, clearly highlights the vast amount of founders and members of the religious orders and congregations, while pointing at the shortage of secular clergy processes. Altogether, there are only ten cases among the latter group: six priests and four bishops.In a world dominated by the great religious orders, in which one believes that sainthood is only possible inside the cloister, the promotion of secular clergy processes has an added difficulty: the failure of corporative awareness. This difficulty, at times near an opposition to the regular clergy, makes even more difficult the climb to the altars of St. Peters ¿ habit.
- A la luz de Roma II