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Questions and answers about Mother Teresa and making saints

Dec 19, 2015

Questions and answers about Mother Teresa and making saints

bend rules when it comes to saints. Pope John Paul II waived the normal five-year waiting period for Mother Teresa's beatification process to begin and
Mother Teresa of Calcutta to be made a saint | Reuters

Dec 18, 2015

Mother Teresa of Calcutta to be made a saint | Reuters

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The late Pope John Paul II bent Vatican rules to allow the procedure to establish her case for sainthood to be launched two years after her death inste

'Saint of the Gutters': Mother Teresa on the road to sainthood as Pope recognizes second miracle

Dec 18, 2015

'Saint of the Gutters': Mother Teresa on the road to sainthood as Pope recognizes second miracle

then pope John Paul II in a fast-tracked process in 2003, in a ceremony attended by some 300,000 pilgrims. Beatification is a first step towards
Pope Francis opens 'Holy Door', marks the start of Jubilee year

Dec 08, 2015

Pope Francis opens 'Holy Door', marks the start of Jubilee year

last one was for the canonisation of former popes John Paul II and John XXIII in April 2014.The 88-year-old, said to be extremely frail, is not expected
Climate change problem can't be left for future generation: Pope Francis at White House

Sep 23, 2015

Climate change problem can't be left for future generation: Pope Francis at White House

appointed by Popes John Paul II and Benedict XVI. They prioritized drawing clearer boundaries for Catholic behavior and belief in the face of legalized
Finally enjoying freedoms, Cuban Catholics press for more| Reuters

Sep 16, 2015

Finally enjoying freedoms, Cuban Catholics press for more| Reuters

-ended by two giant, Soviet-era apartment blocks. The church will be named after Pope John Paul II, whose historic 1998 visit to Cuba helped eliminate some of
Cuba's controversial cardinal takes center stage with pope's visit | Reuters

Sep 10, 2015

Cuba's controversial cardinal takes center stage with pope's visit | Reuters

became Pope John Paul II."Like Ortega, John Paul II had an attitude of non-confrontation that would allow the Communists to see their own shortcomings
Now Pope Francis says priests can grant absolution for women who have abortions

Sep 02, 2015

Now Pope Francis says priests can grant absolution for women who have abortions

the discretion to call them at any time. The last jubilee was in 2000, called by Pope John Paul II.Almost lost in the intense attention Tuesday over the
Pope urges Latin America to find unity through common faith| Reuters

Jul 08, 2015

Pope urges Latin America to find unity through common faith| Reuters

," she said, pressed up against a security fence. "He is our pope, the pope of the people."Pope John Paul II arrived at the same Bicentenario
Thousands line the streets of Ecuador for Pope Francis as he begins his South America tour

Jul 06, 2015

Thousands line the streets of Ecuador for Pope Francis as he begins his South America tour

second visit to Ecuador by a pope. John Paul II traveled to the country in 1985.Then, about 94 percent of the population was considered Catholic, compared