Sainthood GUESTS: Father Thomas Reese/ Senior Fellow, Georgetown Thological Center, Georgetown University Dr. Ronald Kleinman/ Treated Benedicta McCarthy 10 years ago and testified before the Vatican last year that Sister Teresia Benedicta should be a saint ; Associate Chief of Pediatrics and Chief of Pediatric Gastroenterology and Nutrition, Massachusetts General Hospital Doctors called it a miracle ten years ago when toddler Benedicta McCarthy survived a massive dose of Tylenol. Her parents prayed to the Catholic nun she was named after, Sister Teresia Benedicta, and credited the nun with her recovery. Now the Vatican says that the German nun, gassed in concentration camps, will be canonized as a Saint. Join host Melinda Penkava for a discussion about sainthood, the events that must occur for one to be considered a saint, and whether other religions recognize sainthood.
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Sainthood

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Sainthood

Sainthood

Sainthood

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GUESTS: Father Thomas Reese/ Senior Fellow, Georgetown Thological Center, Georgetown University Dr. Ronald Kleinman/ Treated Benedicta McCarthy 10 years ago and testified before the Vatican last year that Sister Teresia Benedicta should be a saint ; Associate Chief of Pediatrics and Chief of Pediatric Gastroenterology and Nutrition, Massachusetts General Hospital Doctors called it a miracle ten years ago when toddler Benedicta McCarthy survived a massive dose of Tylenol. Her parents prayed to the Catholic nun she was named after, Sister Teresia Benedicta, and credited the nun with her recovery. Now the Vatican says that the German nun, gassed in concentration camps, will be canonized as a Saint. Join host Melinda Penkava for a discussion about sainthood, the events that must occur for one to be considered a saint, and whether other religions recognize sainthood.