what is difference between beatification and blessedness
From Middle French béatification, from Medieval Latin beātificātiō.
- (UK) IPA(key): /biˌætɪfɪˈkeɪʃən/
- Rhymes: -eɪʃən
beatification (countable and uncountable, plural beatifications)
- The act of beatifying, or the state of being beatified; especially, in the Roman Catholic Church, the act or process of ascertaining and declaring that a deceased person is one of “the blessed,” or has attained the second degree of sanctity, — usually a stage in the process of canonization.
From Middle English blessednesse, equivalent to blessed + -ness.
- IPA(key): /ˈblɛsɪdnɪs/
blessedness (countable and uncountable, plural blessednesses)
- The state or condition of being blessed, holy.