Will Pope John Paul II Make History?


Eight years after the death of Pope John Paul II, the Catholic Church is on track to canonize him faster than any saint in recent memory. According to CNN, The Vatican reportedly approved a second miracle attributed to the Polish pontiff, which is one of the final steps in canonization.

The sainthood protocol requires a person to perform two miracles posthumously. The first miracle leads to a candidate’s beatification, which Pope John Paul II achieved in 2011 after reportedly curing a nun of Parkinson’s disease. Pope John Paul II’s beatification process was faster than that of Mother Teresa of Kolkata by an estimated two weeks.  His second miracle, which insiders tell CNN happened to a woman in Costa Rica recovering from a brain injury, will mean he qualifies for canonization.

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The fastest canonization on record belongs to Josemaria Escriva, the founder of the conservative group…

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