Friday, January 14, 2011

May 1 beatification set for Pope John Paul II

From Catholic News Service

VATICAN CITY (CNS) — Pope Benedict XVI approved a miracle attributed to Pope John Paul II's intercession, clearing the way for the late pope's beatification on May 1, Divine Mercy Sunday.

Pope Benedict's action Jan. 14 followed more than five years of investigation into the life and writings of the Polish pontiff, who died in April 2005 after more than 26 years as pope.

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