Sainthood

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Students At Pope John XXIII School Learn Of Namesake’s Legacy Ahead Of Sainthood

There’s only one institution in the Catholic Archdiocese of Chicago named after Pope John XXIII; it’s an elementary school in Evanston, and anticipation there is building for the late pope’s upcoming canonization in Rome.

04/23/2014

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Pope John Paul Cleared For Sainthood

The Vatican on Friday placed the late Pope John Paul II on track for sainthood.

07/05/2013

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Chicago Catholics Filled With Pride As John Paul Nears Sainthood

Thousands of the faithful at the Vatican for Easter on Sunday will remain in Rome for the beatification of Pope John Paul II next week. Hundreds of Chicagoans also plan to make the journey.

CBS Chicago–04/24/2011

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Cardinal George To Attend Beatification For Pope John Paul II

The beatification of Pope John Paul II comes May 1, and Francis Cardinal George says he will be in Rome and participating in the ceremony.

WBBM Newsradio–04/18/2011