Vatican scrutinizing reported miracle, could lead to canonization of John Paul II
CWN - February 15, 2013
The Congregation for the Causes of Saints has asked a commission of medical experts to investigate a reported miracle that could lead to the canonization of Blessed John Paul II, according to Andrea Tornielli of La Stampa.
Evidence of the reported miracle was presented to the Vatican Congregation several weeks ago, and has now been passed along to the medical examiners. If the Congregation eventually concludes that the unexplained healing was a miracle, attributable to the intercession of the late Pontiff, it would fulfill the requirement for his canonization.
An appeal from our founder, Dr. Jeffrey Mirus:
Dear reader: If you found the information on this page helpful in your pursuit of a better Catholic life, please support our work with a donation. Your donation will help us reach five million Truth-seeking readers worldwide this year. Thank you!
Progress toward our Spring 2013 goal ($15,989 to go):
All comments are moderated. To lighten our editing burden, only current donors are allowed to Sound Off. If you are a donor, log in to see the comment form; otherwise please support our work, and Sound Off!