Friday, July 5, 2013

6313...Saint Pope John Paul II

Global News breaks with the story this morning that Pope Francis is going to name his predecessor Pope John Paul II a Saint.

A group of girls dressed in traditional Ukranian dress hold on to the shoulder of Pope Paul II outside the saints Vladimir and Olga Cathedral in Winnipeg on Sept. 16, 1984. Pope Francis has cleared John Paul II for sainthood, approving a miracle attributed to his intercession.

A spokesman at RC HQ at The Vatican "...Rev. Federico Lombardi, confirmed that the miracle that brought John Paul to the ranks of sainthood concerned a Costa Rican woman.  The Spanish Catholic newspaper La Razon has identified her as Floribeth Mora, and said she suffered from a cerebral aneurism that was inexplicably cured on May 1, 2011 – the day of John Paul’s beatification..."

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