Click here to advertise on CatholicCulture.org

Theologians approve miracle attributed to Pope Paul VI

Catholic World News - February 25, 2014

A panel of theologians has approved a miracle through the intercession of Pope Paul VI, according to Vatican journalist Andrea Tornielli of La Stampa.

The theologians examined the miracle for the Congregation for the Causes of Saints, after a group of physicians had earlier attested that the incident—the healing of a California child who was expected to be born with severe brain damage—was medically inexplicable. The child, born in the 1990s, is now a healthy adolescent.

The Vatican has not made any announcement about the reported miracle. That announcement would come only when the full Congregation of the Causes of Saints has certified the miracle, with the approval of Pope Francis. The certification of the miracle would clear the way for beatification of Pope Paul VI.

Additional sources for this story
Some links will take you to other sites, in a new window.

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 seven million Truth-seeking readers worldwide this year. Thank you!

Progress toward our September expenses ($13,238 to go):
$35,000.00 $21,761.73
38% 62%
Sound Off! CatholicCulture.org supporters weigh in.

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!

There are no comments yet for this item.

Subscribe for free
Shop Amazon
Click here to advertise on CatholicCulture.org

Recent Catholic Commentary

On annulments, the process is not the problem 2 hours ago
Eucharistic Adoration, a Sure Sign of Catholic Renewal 18 hours ago
The Mystery of Music, Part II 23 hours ago
Our Spiritual Destiny and the Horror of War September 19
The Islamic roots of terrorism must be addressed September 19

Top Catholic News

Most Important Stories of the Last 30 Days
Cardinals criticize Kasper proposal, escalating debate on remarriage/Communion CWN - September 18