Pope Benedict Beatifies Pope John Paul II at Vatican Ceremony

Pope Benedict XVI beatified Pope John Paul II Sunday at St. Peter's Square before an estimated one million people, declaring the Polish-born pope to be "Blessed" and putting him one step from sainthood. "He restored to Christianity its true face as a religion of hope," Benedict said in his homily. Among the faithful was a French nun, Sister Marie Simon-Pierre, who says she was cured of Parkinson's disease after praying to the pope only months after his death from complications of the same...Full Story
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