(1) On July 30, the pope intends to canonize Juan Diego, the humble Aztec to whom the Virgin Mary supposedly appeared in 1531.(2) The possibility that his words may be heeded was suggested by the church's decision in 2000 to canonize six men who had signed the letters.(3) In the aftermath of Vatican II, however, the nearly universal grief that followed his death led to proposals that the council canonize him by acclamation.(4) Judaism does not canonize people as saints nor does it demand the performance of miracles from its heroes.(5) It is surely very strange that Romanticism, alone of our conventional periodizations, customarily includes the texts of a single genre in its list of canonized works.(6) In June 2001, he was canonized for his piety and good works as Saint Bernard of Corleone.(7) The same goes, but more predictably, for Roger Ebert's happily overbearing commentary on Floating Weeds, a film he has famously canonized in print, as part of his Great Movies series.(8) You are practically canonizing parents - saying that They Love You More Than Life Itself; They Have Your Best Interests At Heart; They Only Want What's Best For You.(9) Pope John's canonization should help to illuminate the constants in his spiritual journey.(10) Benedict did try to improve Vatican relations with France after the war by canonizing the French heroine Joan of Arc.(11) Opus Dei, the work of God, is a little known institution within the Roman Catholic Church whose founder was canonized as saint in the year 2002.(12) Scripture was vetted and canonized , and a creed adopted and reaffirmed against those who would challenge, alter, or undermine it.(13) Although his version of the myth has become canonized , many of his details were inventions or alterations.(14) For Kingston, claiming Euro-American literature and some of its most canonized voices - notably Whitman and Joyce - represents the labor necessary to claim a tradition.(15) Even more important, they would do well to consider looking beyond the relatively small group of canonized artists whose work is continually recycled in exhibitions, books and auction rooms.(16) Ginsberg's poem, ├ö├ç├┐Howl├ö├ç├û, and Burrough's novel, Naked Lunch, have become cult classics, canonized in American literature by many critics.