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Rome diocese offers web site for beatification of John Paul II

Catholic World News - February 09, 2011

The Rome diocese has unveiled a new web site offering information about the May 1 beatification of Pope John Paul II.

The site, available in 7 different languages, offers background on the late Pope and the cause for his beatification, and updates on plans for the ceremony.

The Rome diocese has already announced that the beatification ceremony will be open to the public, and tickets will not be required. Planners expect 1 million people or more to descend on the Vatican for the ceremony.

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