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John Paul II and John XXIII will be made saints, announced the Vatican

Friday, July 5th 2013 - 22:57 UTC
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The late Pope John Paul II will be made a saint, the Vatican said on Friday, announcing that Pope Francis had approved a second miracle attributed to the Polish pontiff, who led the Roman Catholic Church from 1978 to 2005. Read full article

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  • Boovis

    All investigations carried out by the Vatican, no neutral parties involved, a typical “transparent” process by the church. Where's Derren Brown and Richard Dawkins when you need them?

    Jul 06th, 2013 - 04:43 am - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Britworker

    Confirmed miracles my arse, they are so out of touch with reality.

    Jul 06th, 2013 - 12:30 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Elena

    Well, given no other institution is in charge of investigating saints I think the “non transparency issue” is really beside the point. In reality the Vatican usses a lot of scientific evidence before talking about miracles properly from all types of sources, even internationally recognized institutions, most of these investigation take years.
    As an admirer of John Paul II I am happy with those news :-)

    Jul 08th, 2013 - 04:17 am - Link - Report abuse 0

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