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Translating the remains of Bl. John Paul II into the Basilica

The other day Rome Reports posted a video of a screen set up around the altar of Bl. Innocent XI in the Vatican Basilica.  It was immediately assumed that that is where the body of Bl. John Paul II would … Continue reading

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Coincidence by date: 1 May

Concerning the 1 May Beatification of John Paul II. A reader sent the following: May 1st the prayers for Santo Subito will be rejoiced The Universal Church will lift up one of the greatest men of modern times. May 1 … Continue reading

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Observations about the speed of some causes for beatification

In the combox of this blog some people are expressing confusion or dismay about the rapid beatification of Ven. John Paul II. As you know, it was announced that the Beatification will take place on 1 May.  This is just … Continue reading

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Miracle attributed to Ven. John Paul II

Andrea Tornielli reports that yesterday the cardinal and bishop members of the Congregation for the Causes of Saints voted to accept a miracle attributed to the intercession of Ven. John Paul II.  This miracle was the healing of a French … Continue reading

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An upcoming beatification

In the Italian daily La repubblica there is an article about an upcoming beatification. Vatican City – In spite of the fact that only his salary was coming in, they had 21 children: an example of Christian “faithfulness” and “acceptance” … Continue reading

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A new cause for beatification opens in the US… with a twist…

Here is an interesting piece of news from the Diocese of Kansas City-St. Joseph where His Excellency Most. Rev. Robert Finn has the reins.  From the blog of the diocesan newspaper The Catholic Key: Beatification Cause for Founder of Mary’s … Continue reading

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Pope Benedict to beatify John Henry Newman in England

Here is some news in the best Catholic weekly in the UK, The Catholic Herald: Pope Benedict plans to beatify Newman during visit to BritainBy Simon Caldwell 27 November 2009 The Pope is to waive his own rules so he … Continue reading

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