Will Pope Paul VI Be Canonized Soon?
Vatican City, Aug 10, 2012 / 12:01 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- Commemorating the 34th anniversary of the death of Pope Paul VI, retired Archbishop of Milan Cardinal Dionigi Tettamanzi said he hopes to see the late pontiff raised to the altars soon.
“I trust and greatly desire that soon – and I am sure than many, everyone, shares this – the Church can venerate Paul VI as blessed,” he said during an Aug. 6 Mass at St. Peter’s Basilica.
“This desire is ignited every time I read his writings and I think of his service of love to the Church and to humanity,” the cardinal notied, according to the SIR news agency.
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