Sainthood

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Polish Hill Church Marking Historic Canonization By Enshrining Relic

Immaculate Heart of Mary Church in Pittsburgh’s Polish Hill section will mark Sunday’s canonization of two popular 20th century popes with a special ceremony involving a relic of Pope John Paul II’s.

04/26/2014

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Benedict To Join In Double Sainthood Ceremony

Retired pontiff Benedict XVI will help Pope Francis celebrate the sainthood ceremony Sunday for John Paul II and John XXIII, setting the stage for an unprecedented occurrence of two living popes canonizing two of their predecessors. About 1 million pilgrims are expected at the event and many were flooding into Rome on Saturday.

04/26/2014

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Bishop Zubik Heading To Rome For Canonization Of 2 Popes

The Catholic Church is set to canonize Pope John XXIII and Pope John Paul II this Sunday.

04/24/2014

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Late Pope John Paull II Cleared For Sainthood, Has Local Ties

When Pope John Paul II wanted someone to design the Chapel of the Holy Spirit in the Vatican — the job fell to Pittsburgh architect Lou Astorino — who went to Rome to meet him.

07/05/2013

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Pope Francis Clears John Paul II For Sainthood

Pope Francis has cleared John Paul II for sainthood, approving a miracle attributed to his intercession.

07/05/2013

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