Short-lived ‘Smiling Pope’ takes first step to sainthood

Short-lived ‘Smiling Pope’ takes first step to sainthood

Pope Francis has recognised the "heroic virtues" of Pope John Paul I, one of the shortest-lived popes in history, in the first step towards sainthood, the Vatican said on Thursday.

Pope canonises French parents of ‘little flower’

Pope canonises French parents of ‘little flower’

Sainthood for Pope John Paul II in April

Sainthood for Pope John Paul II in April

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