Tuesday, October 22, 2013
Blessed John Paul II
Blesseds John XXIII and John Paul II will be declared saints at a single ceremony on April 27, 2014.
Pope Francis made the announcement on September 30. April 27 is Divine Mercy Sunday, a worldwide celebration begun by Pope John Paul II.
Catholic News Services has the complete story here.
On OSV's Daily Take blog, read an edited excerpt from "John Paul II and the Meaning of Suffering: Lessons from a Spiritual Master" by Robert G. Schroeder.