I wear this medal of mary, which was my fathers who always carried in his pocket. When he passed my sisters an I divided an made into neclaces. Never knew the meaning: The Story & Symbolism of the Miraculous Medal - Good to know
No human, including the Pope has the authority to make anyone a "saint". Matthew states that "All authority has been given to Jesus Christ, both in heaven and on earth." These "saints" are merely renamed pagan gods.