Jul 5, 2013 (All Things Considered) — Pope Francis has cleared the way for Pope John Paul II to be canonized after approving a second miracle attributed to his intercession. And Francis also approved Pope John XXIII for sainthood, even though he his not credited with a second miracle. In approving the canonization of both, the new Pope has pleased both conservatives and reformers in the Catholic Church.
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