The cause of canonization for James II, the last Catholic King of England

December 2, 2019

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From his death and into the 1740s, there were reports of miraculous cures owed to the intercession of James II… In 1765, Thomas Pennant wrote:

In a side chapel is the coffin of King James II. A monk showed me several crutches, left by people on whom his deceased Majesty had wrought miraculous cures: all which he said were fully attested by Cardinal Noailles.”

In 1734, Archbishop of Paris Charles du Luc opened the cause for canonization of James II, giving him the title Servant of God.

His cause has not advanced since then, but remains open…

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