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John Paul II beatification ceremony begins


May 1st, 2011 - 4:12 pm ICT by IANS
Vatican City, May 1 (IANS) The ceremony to beatify the late Pope, John Paul II, began in front of hundreds of thousands of Catholics in Vatican City's St. Peter's Square.Beatification, ... Read more...

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Mugabe to attend John Paul II’s beatification ceremony despite travel ban


April 29th, 2011 - 6:18 pm ICT by ANI
Harare, Apr 29 (ANI): Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe attending the beatification ceremony of Pope John Paul II this weekend has raised eyebrows of many across the world.The international community has also ... Read more...

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John Paul II’s beatification may draw a million pilgrims to Rome


April 28th, 2011 - 4:49 am ICT by IANS
Rome , April 28 (IANS/RIA Novosti) About one million pilgrims are expected to visit Rome for a beatification ceremony of Venerable Pope John Paul II due May 1, the Vatican ... Read more...

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Pope John Paul II’s blood to go on display


April 27th, 2011 - 8:04 pm ICT by IANS
Vatican City, April 27 (IANS/AKI) A phial containing the blood of late Pope John Paul II will go on display at the Vatican, an official statement said.The phial will be ... Read more...

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Vatican warns pilgrims of ticket scams ahead of John Paul II beatification


April 11th, 2011 - 4:02 pm ICT by ANI
Rome, Apr.11 (ANI): The Vatican has warned Catholic pilgrims against ticket scams and unscrupulous hoteliers as the beatification of Pope John Paul II to be held on May 1 in Rome draws ... Read more...

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Pope John Paul II To Be Beatified By Vatican On May 1


January 15th, 2011 - 8:29 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez Vatican City, Jan 15, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Pope John Paul II, who maintained his legacy of being the Roman Catholic Church's Supreme Pontiff and also Sovereign of Vatican City from October ... Read more...

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Smaller Crowds Anticipated For Papal Visit To UK Say The Organizers


September 15th, 2010 - 7:38 pm ICT by Pen Men At Work
September 15, 2010 (Pen Men at Work): Smaller crowds are anticipated at the events marking the visit of Pope Benedict XVI to Britain. The head of the Roman Catholic Church in ... Read more...

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Sex abuse scandal overshadows Pope’s British trip


September 14th, 2010 - 2:58 pm ICT by IANS
Rome, Sep 14 (DPA) Virtually on the eve of Pope Benedict XVI's state visit to Britain, a dossier issued in Belgium has suggested more than 300 cases of child sexual abuse by ... Read more...

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