June 29, 2005

As Sainthood Campaign Opens, Aide Wants John Paul Beatified by August

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c. 2005 Religion News Service ROME _ A solemn ceremony in Rome’s cathedral, accompanied by applause, tears and chanting, set Pope John Paul II on the road to sainthood with unprecedented speed Tuesday (June 28), less than three months after his death. The late pope’s longtime secretary, Archbishop Stanislaw Dziwisz, said he hopes John Paul […]

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