Friday, January 14, 2011

BENEDICT XVI WILL BEATIFY JOHN PAUL II ON 1 MAY - Divine Mercy Sunday


VATICAN CITY, 14 JAN 2011 (VIS) - On 1 May, the second Sunday of Easter and Divine Mercy Sunday, Benedict XVI will preside at the rite of beatification for John Paul II in the Vatican.

According to a note released by the Congregation for the Causes of Saints, "today 14 January, Benedict XVI, during an audience granted to Cardinal Angelo Amato S.D.B., prefect of the Congregation for the Causes of Saints, authorised the dicastery to promulgate the decree of the miracle attributed to the intercession of Venerable Servant of God John Paul II (Karol Wojtyla). This concludes the process which precedes the rite of beatification.
Read the rest of VIS - Vatican Information Service here


Zenit has the entire decree for the Beatification of John Paul II here


Divine Mercy Links John Paul II Life, Death, Beatification

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