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John Paul Beatification

Big Media Events And The Churches That Put Them On

Pierre Whalon | Posted 07.11.2011 | Religion
Pierre Whalon

Two major media events splashed across the screens of the world -- the royal wedding and John Paul II's beatification -- that showed vividly the similarities and differences between the churches.

John Paul's Beatification To Take Place Sunday In Rome (VIDEO)

Posted 06.30.2011 | Religion

The beatification of the late Pope John Paul II will take place Sunday in Rome. The Vatican expects hundreds of thousands of pilgrims in the city for ...

Pope John Paul's Suffering Highlight In his Beatification

AP | NICOLE WINFIELD | Posted 06.30.2011 | Religion

ROME — Thousands of young people have flooded an ancient Roman field for an all-night prayer vigil honoring Pope John Paul II on the eve of his ...

Pope's Body Exhumed Ahead Of Beatification

msn.com | Posted 06.29.2011 | Religion

The body of John Paul II was exhumed Friday ahead of the late pope's much-anticipated beatification, which takes place Sunday (May 1). Following an...

Where Is John Paul's Blood Going?

Posted 06.26.2011 | Religion

By Francis X. Rocca Religion News Service VATICAN CITY (RNS) A small quantity of blood from the late Pope John Paul II will be exposed as a holy r...

As John Paul Beatification Nears, Criticism Mounts

AP | By NICOLE WINFIELD | Posted 06.13.2011 | Religion

VATICAN CITY -- Few deny that Pope John Paul II was a towering figure of the 20th century, a great pope of great consequence. His record-fast beatific...