Journal of Religious History: “A Father and Mother More Worthy of Heaven Than of Earth”: The Promotion of the Cults of Louis and Zélie Martin by the Carmel of Lisieux, 1897–1959

This article examines the promotion of the cults of the parents of Saint Thérèse of Lisieux by their daughters, nuns of the Carmel of Lisieux, from the time of Thérèse’s death in 1897 until the late 1950s. Louis and Zélie Martin were made saints in the first joint canonisation of spouses in the history of […]