Stories tagged: Pope John Paul II
Mon., Sept. 30, 2013, 4:30 a.m.
Popes John Paul II, John XXIII canonized April 27
Popes John Paul II and John XXIII will be declared saints on April 27, 2014. Pope Francis announced the date Monday during a meeting with cardinals inside the Apostolic Palace.
Tue., July 2, 2013, 7:41 a.m.
Vatican panel clears John Paul II for sainthood
VATICAN CITY — Pope John Paul II has cleared the final obstacle before being made a saint, awaiting just the final approval from Pope Francis and a date for the …
Sun., May 1, 2011, 6:27 a.m.
Catholics around the world celebrate John Paul II
Catholics worldwide celebrated the beatification of the late Pope John Paul II on Sunday, with the faithful jamming churches to pray, cherishing his mementoes and witnessing on TV screens the …
Sun., May 1, 2011, 6:23 a.m.
Pope beatifies John Paul II before 1.5M faithful
Pope Benedict XVI beatified Pope John Paul II before 1.5 million faithful in St. Peter’s Square and surrounding streets Sunday, moving the beloved former pontiff one step closer to possible …