Friday, January 14, 2011

John Paul the Great to be beatified!

Pope John Paul II will be beatified on May 1, Divine Mercy Sunday, in the Vatican. The announcement follows the certification of a miracle attributed to him, the healing of a French nun from Parkinson's disease. Beatification is the last step before canonization, and bestows the title "Blessed" upon one whom the Church holds up as a model of holiness. Read the full story here.

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